alignment.compare_sequences() — compare sequences in alignment

compare_sequences(mdl, matrix_file, variability_file, max_gaps_match, rr_file='$LIB/as1.sim.mat')
The pairwise similarity of sequences in the current alignment is evaluated using a user specified residue-residue scores file.

The residue-residue scores, including gap-residue, and gap-gap scores, are read from file rr_file. The sequence pair score is equal to the average pairwise residue-residue score for all alignment positions that have at most max_gaps_match gaps (1 by default). If the gap-residue and gap-gap scores are not defined in matrix_file, they are set to the worst and best residue-residue score, respectively. If matrix_file is a similarity matrix, it is converted into a distance matrix ( $ x' = -x + x_{max}$ ).

The comparison matrix is written in the PHYLIP format to file matrix_file.

The family variability as a function of alignment position is calculated as the RMS deviation of all residue - residue scores at a given position, but only for those pairs of residues that have at most max_gaps_match gaps (0, 1, or 2). The variability is written to file variability_file, as is the number of pairwise comparisons contributing to each positional variability. The variability, scaled by 0.1, is also written into the B$ {}_{iso}$ field of the model mdl, which must correspond to the first sequence in the alignment.

Example: See alignment.id_table() command.

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