BLAST tutorials/literature

Gary Williams gwilliam at
Thu Nov 25 14:18:13 EST 1999

In article <81jm6i$ch at>,
James McInerney  <james.o.mcinerney at> wrote:
>I am looking for BLAST (preferably gapped-LAST and PSI-BLAST) tutorials
>or teaching resources or detailed reviews.  I have taught these
>algorithms to some undergraduate students, but the discussion of the
>primary literature proved to be somewhat difficult.  If anybody knows of
>a review or (preferably) a web resource that provides a thorough
>overview, then it would be gratefully appreciated.  I know that I could
>do this myself, but unfortunately I have to teach the joys of mendelian
>inheritance to first years and I'm time-limited.

There is a small collection of source material in

There might also be something in this small collection of bioinformatics
training course notes.


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