[Bio-software] Re: please help me understand BLAST tool structure and files

David Mathog mathog at caltech.edu
Tue Jul 18 18:58:14 EST 2006


Brannon wrote:
> I'm confused on BLAST file formats 

A while back I did some extensive reverse engineering of this
data to produce my own code to read it.  Most of that format
info notes and an example program which reads databases are available here:

ftp://saf.bio.caltech.edu/pub/software/molbio/blastdb_api.tar.gz

see also this for more info about parsing asn.1

ftp://saf.bio.caltech.edu/pub/software/molbio/dumpasn1.tar.gz

Regards,

David Mathog



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