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Windows .NET Network Distributed Basic Local Alignment Search Toolkit (W.ND-BLAST)

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Windows .NET Network Distributed Basic Local Alignment Search Toolkit (W.ND-BLAST)
Background: BLAST is one of the most common and useful tools for Genetic Research. This paper describes a software application we have termed Windows .NET Distributed Basic Local Alignment Search Toolkit (W.ND-BLAST), which enhances the BLAST utility by improving usability, fault recovery, and scalability in a Windows desktop environment. Our goal was to develop an easy to use, fault tolerant, high-throughput BLAST solution that incorporates a comprehensive BLAST result viewer with curation and annotation functionality. Results: W.ND-BLAST is a comprehensive Windows-based software toolkit that targets researchers, including those with minimal computer skills, and provides the ability increase the performance of BLAST by distributing BLAST queries to any number of Windows based machines across local area networks (LAN). W.ND-BLAST provides intuitive Graphic User Interfaces (GUI) for BLAST database creation, BLAST execution, BLAST output evaluation and BLAST result exportation. This sof...
Scot E. Dowd, Joaquin Zaragoza, Javier R. Rodrigue
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Type Journal
Year 2005
Where BMCBI
Authors Scot E. Dowd, Joaquin Zaragoza, Javier R. Rodriguez, Melvin J. Oliver, Paxton R. Payton
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