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What can I do with the EMBOSS programs?

Within EMBOSS you will find around hundreds of program (applications) covering areas such as:

and much more.

Popular applications include:
prophet Gapped alignment for profiles.
infoseq Displays some simple information about sequences.
water Smith-Waterman local alignment.
pepstats Protein statistics.
showfeat Show features of a sequence.
palindrome Looks for inverted repeats in a nucleotide sequence.
eprimer3 Picks PCR primers and hybridization oligos.
profit Scan a sequence or database with a matrix or profile.
extractseq Extract regions from a sequence.
marscan Finds MAR/SAR sites in nucleic sequences.
tfscan Scans DNA sequences for transcription factors.
patmatmotifs Compares a protein sequence to the PROSITE motif database.
showdb Displays information on the currently available databases.
wossname Finds programs by keywords in their one-line documentation.
abiview Reads ABI file and display the trace.
tranalign Align nucleic coding regions given the aligned proteins.

Link to local EMBOSS documentation.

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