BLAST search with large sequences

laminaria.EST est at sb-roscoff.fr
Thu May 20 06:57:12 EST 1999

gwilliam wrote :

>It is starting to become common for people to want to do BLAST searches
>with sequences of 200 Kb and upwards. 
>Are there any publicly available solutions to doing BLAST searches with
>large sequences, then viewing and manipulating the results?

Maybe you could have a look at MSPcrunch which processes large sequences blast results and BLIXEM which can view and manipulate those results. It goes with seqsplit which split large sequences in shorter overlaping ones and another one which reassemble the results.

It is describe in a CABIOS paper and available from :


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