A General Purpose, Programmable Graphic Interface

Alvare, G., Roche-Lima, A. & Fristensky, B. BioLegato: a programmable, object-oriented graphic user interface. BMC Bioinformatics 24, 316 (2023).

  Aug. 30, 2023

BioLegato is best thought of as a program that runs programs. To perform a task on any sequence or other data, simply click or drag on the sequence(s), and choose a program from one of the menus. Each menu button opens a pull-down containing a list of programs. Menus group programs by topic.

BioLegato overview
Running large jobs

blpalign is one of many BioLegato interfaces. blpalign organizes tasks for protein alignments. BioLegato interfaces exist for DNA and protein sequences, molecular marker data, NCBI keyword queries, BLAST searches, and genome and transcriptome pipelining.
See BioLegato in action on YouTube
BIRCH - Desktop Bioinformatics (long version, 38:38)
BIRCH - Desktop Bioinformatics (short version, 17:01)

bioLegato Bugs and Workarounds

For Developers
Adding features to BioLegato