Pecan Program

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A multiple alignment tool by Benedict Paten.

Like MAVID, Pecan uses the constrained progressive alignment ideas of Myers & Miller to do global alignments, typically using regions defined by a gene orthology map (e.g. created by the Mercator program).

The sequence anchors (constraints) for Pecan are created using the Exonerate program by Guy Slater.

-- Ian Holmes - 02 Apr 2007