Parsing BLAST Output


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Parsing BLAST Output
1011302103020010303001030700 Parsing BLAST OutputIn the last chapter, we learnt how to perform a local BLAST using the Bio::Tools::Run::StandAloneBlast.pm module. All the programs yielded the raw BLAST output which, you must have realized, can be quite verbose, complex and difficult to interpret. This is because it generally holds a lot of data on the different aspects of the hits that the search reveals. It would be easier if there was a way to parse the output so that only the most relevant pieces of information could be extracted and presented in a more readable form. In this chapter, we will learn how to apply BioP…
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Harshawardhan P. Bal: Bioinformatics: Principles and Applications. Parsing BLAST Output, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005), AccessEngineering Export