muscle - Multiple alignment program of protein sequences

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Distribution Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name muscle
Package version 3.8.31
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 468 B
Download size 165.21 KB
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MUSCLE is a multiple alignment program for protein sequences. MUSCLE
stands for multiple sequence comparison by log-expectation. In the
authors tests, MUSCLE achieved the highest scores of all tested
programs on several alignment accuracy benchmarks, and is also one of
the fastest programs out there.


Package Version Architecture Repository
muscle_3.8.31-1_i386.deb 3.8.31 i386 Ubuntu Universe
muscle - - -


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libc6 >= 2.4
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1


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muscle-doc -


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Binary Package muscle_3.8.31-1_amd64.deb
Source Package muscle

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install muscle deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install muscle




2011-11-13 - Charles Plessy <>
muscle (1:3.8.31-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Charles Plessy ]
* New upstream release (Closes: #643443).
* debian/control: Enhances: t-coffee.
* Changed the doc-base section according to the new policy.
* Updated my email address.
* Updated debian/watch to new version scheme and download location.
* Repack usptream archive and implemented a get-orig-source target
(debian/rules, debian/README.source, debian/copyright).
* Use Debhelper 8 (debian/control, debian/compat).
* Build directly from debian/rules targets.
* Corrected VCS URLs in debian/control.
* Conforms to Debian Policy 3.9.2 (debian/control, no changes needed).
[ David Paleino ]
* removed myself from Uploaders (debian/control).
2008-02-14 - Charles Plessy <>
muscle (3.70+fix1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control Conflicts: and Replaces: muscle-doc (Closes: #465607)
2008-02-06 - Charles Plessy <>
muscle (3.70+fix1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Charles Plessy ]
* New upstream version, buildable with GCC 4.3 (Closes: #462707)
The version number was not increased upstream when the sources were
changed. We name this new version in Debian "3.70+fix1".
* Updated manual page.
* Converted the source package to CDBS, dropped Makefile patch.
* Fused muscle and muscle-doc.
[ Nelson A. de Oliveira ]
* Fixed watch file (Closes: #462827)
2008-01-12 - Charles Plessy <>
muscle (3.70-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Charles Plessy ]
* New upstream release (bugfixes plus undocumented new features).
* debian/control:
- Add Subversion repository.
- Swiched to quilt.
- Enhaces: seaview because SeaView can call muscle to re-align sequences.
- Moved the Homepage: field out from the package's description.
- Using debhelper 5.
- Removed [Biology] from package description as there are Debtags now.
- Checked that muscle conforms to Policy 3.7.3.
- Updated Steffen's email address.
* Handling nostrip build option (policy 10.1) (Closes: #437599).
* Updated manpage.
* debian/copyright made machine-readable.
[ Nelson A. de Oliveira ]
* Added watch file.
[ David Paleino ]
* debian/manpage.xml moved to debian/muscle.1.xml
* debian/muscle.1 added - statically built
* debian/manpages removed - passing arguments to dh_installman
* debian/control:
- B-D updated (see above)
- added myself to Uploaders
- moved XS-Vcs-* to Vcs-*
* debian/rules:
- manpages statically built
- minor changes
2006-08-05 - Charles Plessy <>
muscle (3.60-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstram release (Closes: Bug#361742).
* New maintainers email addresses. 
2004-12-18 - Steffen Moeller <>
muscle (3.52-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* Fix build on arch other than Pentium (Closes: Bug#285000).
2004-09-19 - Steffen Moeller <>
muscle (3.51-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release (Closes: Bug#280411).

See Also

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muse-el_3.20-2ubuntu1_all.deb Author and publish projects using Wiki-like markup
muse_2.0~rc2-1_amd64.deb Qt4-based audio/MIDI sequencer
museekd-tools_0.2+svn20100315.r1208-1ubuntu3_all.deb Tools to manage a museekd daemon
museekd_0.2+svn20100315.r1208-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb Client for the SoulSeek peer-to-peer network (server daemon)
museeq-locales_0.2+svn20100315.r1208-1ubuntu3_all.deb Translations for museeq
museeq_0.2+svn20100315.r1208-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb Qt client for museekd
musepack-tools_0.1~r459-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb MusePack commandline utilities
musescore-common_1.2+dfsg-1_all.deb Full featured WYSIWYG score editor (common files)
musescore-soundfont-gm_1.2+dfsg-1_all.deb Small GM SoundFont for MuseScore (TimGM6mb)
musescore_1.2+dfsg-1_amd64.deb Full featured WYSIWYG score editor
musetup-gtk_0.2+svn20100315.r1208-1ubuntu3_all.deb Gtk based museekd configuration utility
musetup-qt_0.2+svn20100315.r1208-1ubuntu3_all.deb QT3 based museekd configuration utility
music-bin_1.0.7-1.1build1_amd64.deb Multi-Simulation Coordinator for MPI -- Utilities
music-doc_1.0.7-1.1build1_all.deb Multi-Simulation Coordinator for MPI -- Manual
music123_16.3-2_amd64.deb Command-line shell for sound-file players