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EMBOSS stands for European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite. It is a collection of high quality, Open web design companies atlanta Source software for molecular biology research. It can be used to read and convert data in various formats and can be used for sequence alignment, database searching, motif detection, primer design etc.,

Package details



  1. Uncompress the file EMBOSS-5.0.0.tar.gz into a temporary directory (ex: temp)
    mkdir temp
    cd temp
    Assuming EMBOSS-5.0.0.tar.gz is downloaded to the /data directory,
    tar zxvf /data/EMBOSS-5.0.0.tar.gz 
  2. Configure
    By default, EMBOSS is installed in /usr/local. If it has to be installed at some other location(ex: /opt), then the ./configure in the following step has to be replaced with ./configure --prefix=/opt
    cd EMBOSS-5.0.0

  3. Compile and Install
    make install
  4. Logout and Re-login or  issue the command ldconfig as root to make the libraries available.


All the programs can be run from a terminal. A number of graphical interfaces also exist. 


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