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can I save my alignment to a file?
The alignment will appear on the results page along with
details of scores and guide trees. The alignment can be obtained on its own by
clicking on the alignment file option at the top (.aln). This file can be
opened in a separate window or saved to a file.
Is there a limit on the number of sequences or the size of
the file that I submit to ClustalW?
The input for ClustalW is limited to a maximum of 500
sequences or to a 10MB file (whichever is smaller). When the input file or the
number of sequences is large, ClustalW can run for days and in some cases may
not finish at all. If you plan to input large amounts of data/sequences, you
should use the "RESULTS: email" option and "CPU MODE:
Email jobs are allowed to run for more than 24 hours and
the results are kept for a week.
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