Package Bio :: Package Align :: Package Applications :: Module _Clustalw :: Class ClustalwCommandline
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Class ClustalwCommandline

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Application.AbstractCommandline --+

Command line wrapper for clustalw (version one or two).


>>> from Bio.Align.Applications import ClustalwCommandline
>>> in_file = "unaligned.fasta"
>>> clustalw_cline = ClustalwCommandline("clustalw2", infile=in_file)
>>> print(clustalw_cline)
clustalw2 -infile=unaligned.fasta

You would typically run the command line with clustalw_cline() or via the Python subprocess module, as described in the Biopython tutorial.


Larkin MA, Blackshields G, Brown NP, Chenna R, McGettigan PA, McWilliam H, Valentin F, Wallace IM, Wilm A, Lopez R, Thompson JD, Gibson TJ, Higgins DG. (2007). Clustal W and Clustal X version 2.0. Bioinformatics, 23, 2947-2948.

Last checked against versions: 1.83 and 2.1

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__init__(self, cmd='clustalw', **kwargs)
Create a new instance of a command line wrapper object.
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Inherited from Application.AbstractCommandline: __call__, __repr__, __setattr__, __str__, set_parameter

Inherited from object: __delattr__, __format__, __getattribute__, __hash__, __new__, __reduce__, __reduce_ex__, __sizeof__, __subclasshook__

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Inherited from Application.AbstractCommandline: parameters

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Inherited from object: __class__

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__init__(self, cmd='clustalw', **kwargs)

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Create a new instance of a command line wrapper object.
Overrides: object.__init__
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