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alignment.to_profile() -- convert alignment to profile format

This command will convert the alignment, currently in memory, into the profile format. For more details on the profile format, see

Example: examples/commands/

from modeller import *
env = environ()

# Read in the alignment file
aln = alignment(env)
aln.append(file='toxin.ali', alignment_format='PIR', align_codes='ALL')

# Convert the alignment to profile format
prf = aln.to_profile()

# Write out the profile

# in text file
prf.write(file='alntoprof.prf', profile_format='TEXT')

# in binary format
prf.write(file='alntoprof.bin', profile_format='BINARY')

Ben Webb 2008-05-05