Exonerate 2016

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Exonerate is a generic tool for pairwise sequence comparison. It allows you to align sequences using a many alignment models, either exhaustive dynamic programming or a variety of heuristics.

Installed versions

Exonerate is installed on the environment hpc-env/6.4 in the following versions:

  • Exonerate/2.4.0-foss-2017b
  • Exonerate/2.4.0-intel-2018a

Exonerate is installed on the environment hpc-env/8.3 in the following version:

  • Exonerate/2.4.0-GCC-8.3.0

Using Exonerate on the HPC cluster

To use Exonerate, you have to load the corresponding environment first and then load the version with the desired toolchain (foss/intel):

module load hpc-env/6.4
module-load Exonerate/2.4.0-intel-2018


If you want an introduction to the available commands, you can use the help function after loading the module. Just type in:

exonerate --help

Here Exonerate offers a very detailed list and description of the available commands.

Additional information about Exonerate can either be found in the user guide or in the manual.