Basic Local Alignment Search Tool, or BLAST, is an algorithm for comparing primary biological sequence information, such as the amino-acid sequences of different proteins or the nucleotides of DNA sequences.
To find out more, visit the blast website.
To see available versions when logged into Saga, write
module spider BLAST+
To use BLAST+ type
module load BLAST+/<version>
The NCBI BLAST+ software suite is available freely under the public domain.
It is the user’s responsibility to make sure they adhere to the license agreements.
When publishing results obtained with the software referred to, please do check the developers web page in order to find the correct citation(s).