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Load aln

Included in psico
This command or function is available from psico, which is a PyMOL extension.

Module psico.importing

load_aln loads a pairwise sequence alignment file as an alignment object into PyMOL.


load_aln is available from the psico package and requires biopython.

All dependencies are available from Anaconda Cloud:

conda install -c schrodinger pymol
conda install -c schrodinger pymol-psico
conda install biopython


load_aln filename [, object [, mobile [, target
    [, mobile_id [, target_id [, format [, transform ]]]]]]]


  • filename = str: alignment file
  • object = str: name of the object {default: filename prefix}
  • mobile, target = str: atom selections {default: ids from alignment file}
  • mobile_id, target_id = str: ids from alignment file {default: first two}
  • format = str: file format, see {default: guess from first line in file}
  • transform = 0/1: superpose mobile on target (using fit) {default: 0}

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