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BLAST

NAR Web Server Collection entry number 9622

Description

Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) finds regions of local similarity between sequences. The program compares nucleotide or protein sequences to sequence databases and calculates the statistical significance of matches. BLAST can be used to infer functional and evolutionary relationships between sequences as well as help identify members of gene families.

Classification

Category: DNA
Subcategory: Gene Prediction
Category: DNA
Category: Protein
Subcategory: Sequence Retrieval
Category: RNA
Subcategory: Sequence Retrieval

PubMed Abstracts

PMID: 2231712
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