Service Retirement

We remind you that it is not long until the EBI's Wise2DBA and Promoterwise services are retired on 15th April 2018. Alternatives can be found at Exonerate, BWA or BLAT. If you have any concerns, please contact us via support.

EMBOSS Needle reads two input sequences and writes their optimal global sequence alignment to file. It uses the Needleman-Wunsch alignment algorithm to find the optimum alignment (including gaps) of two sequences along their entire length.

This tool can be used in the following contexts: