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HMMER is used for searching sequence databases for sequence homologs, and for making sequence alignments. It implements methods using probabilistic models called profile hidden Markov models (profile HMMs).


  • Version: 3.3
  • Added: September, 2017
  • Updated: March, 2020


See which versions of hmmer are available:

$ module avail hmmer

Load a version of hmmer into your environment:

$ module load hmmer/3.3


Notes from the sysadmin during installation:

$ cd /tmp
$ wget
$ tar xf hmmer.tar.gz 
$ cd hmmer-3.3/
$ scl enable devtoolset-7 bash
$ ./configure --prefix /export/apps/hmmer/3.3
$ make
$ make check
$ sudo mkdir -p /export/apps/hmmer/3.3
$ sudo chown aorth /export/apps/hmmer/3.3
$ make install
$ sudo chown -R root:root /export/apps/hmmer/3.3
hmmer-software.txt · Last modified: 2020/03/15 16:39 by aorth