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 Water uses the Smith-Waterman algorithm (modified for speed enhancments) to calculate the local alignment of a sequence to one or more other sequences.

This tool can be used in the following contexts: