BLAST: formatdb

By Haktan Suren, PhD
Oct 3rd, 2012

This function helps to create your own searchable (blastable) blast database from the FASTA file.

Arguments for the program:

-i: Fasta file

-p: T or F (T if it input type is protein, F if it is nucleotide sequence)

-o: T or F (T to make the output database NCBI styled (deflines), F to none )

formatdb -i input.fasta -p F -o F

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Haktan Suren, PhD
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