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fprotdist - Protein distance algorithm

FPROTDIST(1e) EMBOSS Manual for Debian FPROTDIST(1e)


fprotdist - Protein distance algorithm


fprotdist -sequence seqsetall [-ncategories integer] -rate array -categories properties [ -weights properties] -method list -gamma list -gammacoefficient  float -invarcoefficient  float -aacateg list -whichcode list -ease float -ttratio float -basefreq array -outfile outfile [ -printdata  boolean] [-progress  boolean]
fprotdist -help


fprotdist is a command line program from EMBOSS (“the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite”). It is part of the "Phylogeny:Molecular sequence" command group(s).


Input section

-sequence seqsetall
File containing one or more sequence alignments
-ncategories integer
Default value: 1
-rate array
-categories properties
-weights properties

Additional section

-method list
Default value: j
-gamma list
Default value: c
-gammacoefficient float
Default value: 1
-invarcoefficient float
Default value: 1
-aacateg list
Default value: G
-whichcode list
Default value: u
-ease float
Default value: 0.457
-ttratio float
Default value: 2.0
-basefreq array
Default value: 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.25

Output section

-outfile outfile
-printdata boolean
Default value: N
-progress boolean
Default value: Y


Bugs can be reported to the Debian Bug Tracking system (, or directly to the EMBOSS developers (


fprotdist is fully documented via the tfm(1) system.


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