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BLASTing short sequences

Geoff Barton geoff at ebi.ac.uk
Fri May 28 06:28:06 EST 1999


Mathieu,

You could try scanps at EBI.  The default statistics in the 
program tend to promote high scoring short alignments.

This might do what you need.

Geoff.

PS.  Best to access through the 'Tools' menu of the newly re-designed
EBI www site.



Mathieu Ingouff wrote:
> 
> Hi netters,
> 
> I have a couple of protein sequences that are quite short  <20 AA, so
> when i blast it, it is not always nice
> Is there any reliable software similar to BLAST-p function that can work
> with short sequences?
> 
> Thank you
> 
> Mat
> 
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