[Bioclusters] NCBI blastall Modifications

Pam Culpepper pac at lifeformulae.com
Wed Sep 3 17:06:23 EDT 2008

Our website -- http://www.lifeformulae.com, has been updated with the
files required to modify the ncbi_c--Mar_17 version of the NCBI Toolbox 
blastall application to support the local BLAST alignment graphical view
and options that include output of the BlastOutput ASN.1 data structure
in binary or text.
The blastall_diff.txt file is the patch file that contains the
modifications to the Toolbox code. The HOW_TO.txt file provides
instructions on how to apply the patch and compile the Toolbox.
blastall will produce the graphical view with either the old or the new 
BLAST engine. You must use the blastall "-T T" (HTML option) to activate
the graphical overview.
For the BlastOutput format option, "-m 12" will create an ASN.1 text
file, while "-m 13" will create an ASN.1 binary file.

This software is provided freely to all Biocluster users at

Pam Culpepper

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