[BiO BB] parallel BLAST

Jack da Silva jdasilva at ncsc.org
Fri Jan 11 16:54:21 EST 2002

Jaroslaw Zola wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to know if there exists parallel implementation of BLAST
> algorithms.
> J.Z.
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The current version of NCBI BLAST is multithreaded, so it will run in
parallel on a multiprocessor machine (use the -a option to specify the
number of processors).

Jack da Silva, PhD
Bioinformatics Project Leader
North Carolina Supercomputing Center


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