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VIRULIGN is a tool for codon-correct pairwise alignments, with an augmented functionality to annotate the alignment according the positions of the proteins. We present a tutorial demonstrating VIRULIGN's functionality for three different pathogens (i.e., HIV-1, Dengue virus, Zika virus).

Environment Modules

Run module spider virulign to find out what environment modules are available for this application.

System Variables

  • HPC_VIRULIGN_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_VIRULIGN_BIN - executable directory


If you publish research that uses virulign you have to cite it as follows:

Libin PJK, Deforche K, Abecasis AB and Theys K., (2018), VIRULIGN: fast codon-correct alignment and annotation of viral genomes, Bioinformatics, bty851,