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On Monday 28th March 2011 the WSMuscle service was decommissioned and replaced by the following services:
The service documentation and clients below are historical and provided solely for reference purposes.
MUSCLE stands for MUltiple Sequence Comparison by Log-Expectation. MUSCLE is claimed to achieve both better average accuracy and better speed than ClustalW or T-Coffee, depending on the chosen options. Multiple alignments of protein sequences are important in many applications, including phylogenetic tree estimation, secondary structure prediction and critical residue identification.
For more information about this tool see:
Web service registry entries:
Sample clients are provided for a number of programming languages. For details of how to use these clients, download the client and run the program without any arguments.
For further details see WSMuscle Clients.
Submits a MUSCLE job to the service.
Returns: a string containing the job ID (
Get the status of a job.
Returns: a string indicating the status of the job. Current values are:
Get details of the result types available.
Returns: an array of
Wait until the job has finished and get the specified type of result data.
Returns: a base64 encoded string containing the result data. Depending on the SOAP library and programming language used the result may be returned in decoded form.
Structure containing the input data for the job
For example to specify an input sequence in Java:
Data inSeq = new Data(); inSeq.setType = "sequence"; inSeq.setContent = ">TestSeq1\nASAMPLESEQ\n" + ">TestSeq2\nANTHERSAMPLESEQ\n" + ">TestSeq3\nYETANTHERSAMPLESEQ\n";
A structure containing the parameters required to run the job.
Structure describing a result type. Returned by the
If you have any questions or comments, or you plan to use this service as part of a course or for a high number of submissions, please contact us EMBL-EBI Support.