Clustal W and Clustal Omega

Clustal W and Clustal Omega


Clustal W and Clustal Omega are multiple sequence alignment programs.  Clustal W is “classic Clustal”.  Clustal Omega is the latest version, with a new HMM alignment engine, which provides greater accuracy.




To see what versions of Clustal W or Clustal Omega are available type

module avail clustal

To see what other modules are needed, what commands are available and how to get additional help type

module help clustalw


module help clustal-omega

To use Clustal W or Clustal Omega, include a command like this in your batch script or interactive session to load the appropriate module:

module load clustalw


module load clustal-omega

Be sure you also load any other modules needed, as listed by the module help clustalw  or  module help clustal-omega command.