COAT – Conservation-Oriented Alignment Tool
Johan Bengtsson-Palme, 2017

COAT is an alignment tool that focuses on finding highly conserved residues and build the alignment based on those, to better cluster sequences by functional residues. COAT is based on and requires MAFFT. The COAT package also include COST, a conservation-oriented search tool based on the combination of BLAST and COAT.

Download COAT (version 1.0b)

Please note that this is a beta-version of COAT. Please report bugs to my: first name (dot) last name (at) microbiology (dot) se

Version history

  • 19th May 2017 – 1.0b – first public release.

Contact information

Johan Bengtsson-Palme (firstname.lastname [at]
University of Gothenburg
Department of Infectious Diseases, Institute of Biomedicine

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