[BiO BB] A question about profile database in psi-blast.
idoerg at burnham.org
Fri Dec 5 13:49:38 EST 2003
Slight correction: FFAS aligns a /profile/ against a profile database,
not a /sequence/ against a profile database. More sensitive that way.
Rong Chen wrote:
> Normally, we align a profile against a sequence database in psi-blast. I
> heard that we could also cat all profiles to create a database, and align
> a sequence against this profile database. Did anyone hear anything about
> it? Is it a new program or a new option in psi-blast?
> Thank you.
> Rong Chen, Ph.D.
> Protein Engineering
> Accelrys Inc.
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