Basic Local Alignment Search Tool

Known as: BLAST 
A sequence search method designed to find regions of similarity between biological sequences.
National Institutes of Health

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2018
2018
Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) is an essential algorithm that researchers use for sequence alignment analysis. The… (More)
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2015
2015
Sequence alignment is a long standing problem in bioinformatics. The Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) is one of the most… (More)
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2014
2014
Following advances in DNA and protein sequencing, the application of computational approaches in analysing biological data has… (More)
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2014
2014
Knowledge of bornaviruses has expanded considerably during the last decade. A possible reservoir of mammalian Borna disease virus… (More)
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2012
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2012
Despite recent advances in commercially optimized identification systems, bacterial identification remains a challenging task in… (More)
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2009
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2009
 
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2007
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2007
INTRODUCTIONThe BLAST algorithm was developed as a way to perform DNA and protein sequence similarity searches by an algorithm… (More)
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2005
2005
The optimal gapped local alignment score of two random sequences follows a Gumbel distribution. The Gumbel distribution has two… (More)
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1999
1999
This paper describes the isolation of an approximately 3.7 kDa, basic, antibacterial peptide (designated callinectin), which… (More)
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1990
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1990
A new approach to rapid sequence comparison, basic local alignment search tool (BLAST), directly approximates alignments that… (More)
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