Building a BLAST database with local sequences : makeblastdb

By Haktan Suren
Oct 3rd, 2012
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Building a BLAST database with local sequences has never been this easy. Follow the instructions below and create your own searchable BLAST db in seconds.

This is for creating custom database for BLAST

Let me know if you have any questions.

Usage:

makeblastdb -in database_file -parse_seqids -hash_index -taxid 99999

Example:

makeblastdb -in nr -parse_seqids -hash_index -taxid 3694

Output:

It will search nr database and get all Populus trichocarpa related genes

That’s all falks!

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Haktan Suren
- Webguru, Programmer, Web developer, Graduate student & Father :)

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