The Whole Genome Alignment plugin makes it possible to compare genomes, and to explore and visualize their evolutionary relations (figure 1.1).

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Figure 1.1: A Whole Genome Alignment view.

The plugin installs the tools in a Whole Genome Alignment folder in the Toolbox as seen in figure 1.2, and adds the relevant format files to the Export and Import functionality of the Workbench.

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Figure 1.2: The tools are installed in a folder called Whole Genome Alignment in the Toolbox.

The plugin contains functionality for:

This plugin comes with certain limitations: the tools are optimized for working with small and medium-sized genomes (up to 100M bases). They are not designed for larger eukaryotic genomes.