[Bioperl-l] Translate sequences align and reverse translate

Jason Stajich jason at bioperl.org
Thu Jan 18 17:50:54 UTC 2007

bp_pairwise_kaks does most of this for you (you can use clustalw and  

  at the core is aa_to_dna_align() routine from Bio::Align::Utilities

On Jan 18, 2007, at 5:44 AM, Anthony Underwood wrote:

> Hi All,
> I would like to automate the process of taking coding DNA sequences,
> translating them to amino acids, aligning them with clustalw and then
> reverse-translating back to DNA so as to obtain the best alignment. I
> can think of how I would do this with bioperl but since it is  
> probably a
> common process  I would like to ask if anyone already has such a  
> script
> that they wouldn't mind sharing so I don't re-invent the wheel.
> Many thanks,
> Anthony
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Jason Stajich
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