A simple genetic algorithm for multiple sequence alignment.

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Multiple sequence alignment plays an important role in molecular sequence analysis. An alignment is the arrangement of two (pairwise alignment) or more (multiple alignment) sequences of 'residues' (nucleotides or amino acids) that maximizes the similarities between them. Algorithmically, the problem consists of opening and extending gaps in the sequences to… (More)

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@article{Gondro2007ASG, title={A simple genetic algorithm for multiple sequence alignment.}, author={Cedric Gondro and Brian P. Kinghorn}, journal={Genetics and molecular research : GMR}, year={2007}, volume={6 4}, pages={964-82} }