The EMBOSS Needle API allows developers to perform pairwise sequence alignments on two DNA or protein sequences. The API reads the two input sequences and then outputs their optimal global sequence alignment. Sequences can be input in GCG, FASTA, EMBL (Nucleotide only), GenBank, PIR, NBRF, PHYLIP, or UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot (Protein only) format.
The API is available in both RESTful and SOAP versions, and responses are formatted in XML.
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