[Biopython-dev] XMFA format support

Nick Loman n.j.loman at bham.ac.uk
Wed Jan 26 14:23:47 UTC 2011

Hi biopython-developers,

Has anyone made a start on adding XMFA support to Bio.AlignIO?  XMFA 
files are produced by software such as Mauve (amongst others).

Here's an example file:

It should be relatively straight-forward to parse them in a basic way in 
that they can be split on the '=' line to produce the equivalent of 
multi-FASTA alignments.



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