FASTA-like program available by ftp?

Jerry Learn learn at u.washington.edu
Thu Jan 18 11:29:56 EST 1996

In article <Pine.OSF.3.91.960115163301.4870A-100000 at skydancer.bmc.uu.se>,
moan at SKYDANCER.BMC.UU.SE (Morten Andersen) wrote:

>Does anyone know of a database search program such as FASTA which can be
>downloaded to my own computer, and use my own local databases? 
>I have BLAST already, but want something that emphasises on whole-length
>(protein) sequences and allows introduction of gaps for optimal alignment
>instead of BLAST's HSPs (high-scoring SEGMENT pairs). 

FASTA, which is inarguably more like FASTA than any other program is
available for a number of platforms, DOS, Mac, and UNIX.  It may be ftp'd

Jerry Learn

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