Python Nearest Alignment Space Termination tool (PyNAST): Official repository for software and unit tests
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PyNAST: Python Nearest Alignment Space Termination tool

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The official PyNAST source code repository. For documentation on installing and using PyNAST, see This documentation will refer to the latest release version of PyNAST. If you're working with a development version of PyNAST, you should refer to the documentation in PyNAST/doc/.

See the biocore GitHub organization for related software projects and data.

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Citing PyNAST

If you make use of PyNAST in published work, please cite:

PyNAST: a flexible tool for aligning sequences to a template alignment. J. Gregory Caporaso, Kyle Bittinger, Frederic D. Bushman, Todd Z. DeSantis, Gary L. Andersen, and Rob Knight. January 15, 2010, DOI 10.1093/bioinformatics/btp636. Bioinformatics 26: 266-267.

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