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Open-Phylo: a customizable crowd-computing platform for multiple sequence alignment

Daniel Kwak1, Alfred Kam1, David Becerra1, Qikuan Zhou1, Adam Hops1, Eleyine Zarour1, Arthur Kam1, Luis Sarmenta2, Mathieu Blanchette1 and Jérôme Waldispühl1*

Author Affiliations

1 School of Computer Science and McGill Centre for Bioinformatics, McGill University, McConnell Engineering Bldg, Rm 318, 3480 University Street, Montreal QC H3A 0E9, Canada

2 Microsoft, 1020 Enterprise Way, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA

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Genome Biology 2013, 14:R116  doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-10-r116

Published: 22 October 2013

Additional files

Additional file 1: Table S1:

Scores for the alignments of the 338 blocks used in the benchmark. Each row is for an expert block aligned using one of the four programs (Multiz, MUSCLE, PRANK or T-Coffee). Each column shows the scores obtained using one of the four scoring functions (Ancestor, MUSCLE, GUIDANCE or T-Coffee) for the three types of alignment (the initial alignment, the best alignment obtained with the Phylo Classic version and the best alignment obtained by the Phylo Expert version). Highlighted cells show scores that improve the initial score.

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