alignment software

Phillip Robinson phrobins at
Fri Apr 11 02:15:35 EST 1997

Michel SEIGNEURET wrote:
> Dear Collegues.
> My question is probably trivial but I am a newcomer to this field and
> I could not find a FAQ on this.
> I currently often do BLAST or FASTA searches of particular protein sequences
> against the SWISSPROT or PIR databases though the WWW. The problem is that the
> internet connection of my lab is slow. I am thus thinking of doing such
> searches locally after downloading the complete database. Could somebody
> suggest me a freely available software that allows one to do a BLAST or FASTA
> alignment search locally ?
> Thank you in advance.

I believe you need the PC-based Windows program AnTheProt.  Available

At least, I use it and think it is magic.

Phil					Sydney, Australia

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