N = nucleotide sequences
X = translated (polypeptide) sequences from all six reading frame.
But I suggest you visit the NCBI or any of the mirror sites and read all
about the BLAST program yourself.
At 09:34 AM 8/27/00 -0500, Gavin wrote:
>So what is the difference between BLASTN and BLASTX?
>I would like to know also. Thanks in advance
>>>Dr. Hiranya Sankar Roychowdhury
Dept. of Molecular Biology
PO Box 30001 - 3MLS
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003
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