The Basic Local Alignment Search Tool
The Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) is a software tool for comparing biological sequences (either nucleotides or proteins) against sequences databanks in order to locate homologs between sequences.
Since the BLAST tool is very useful for scientists to identify the biological roles of new sequences, its has been integrated in LabCollector LIMS.
Run a NCBI Blast or an internal Blast on LabCollector LIMS!
BLAST search jobs can now be directly run from within Sequence Add-on of LabCollector.
This new service enables you to run search jobs using your own sequences as queries and/or target databanks. Two search services are available: NCBI Blast Server or LabCollector Local Blast.
Whichever the search services used, LabCollector LIMS handles automatically the whole search processes. Results are stored within the LabCollector database and can be viewed either ai plain text or using a graphical browser, KoriViewer.
NEW – KoriViewer Option
Graphical analysis of BLAST results: KoriViewer
Provided by our partner Korilog (www.korilog.com), KoriViewer is a Java application providing a dynamic graphical interface to analyse Blast results stored in LabCollector.
Main features include:
– Visualizing: alignments (pairwise and multiple), tables, trees, matrices, conserved regions, taxonomy
– Analyzing: full results or subsets of hits
– Reporting: images, text, PDF, CSV, Fasta
Koriviewer accepts results from NCBI Blast and your internal LabCollector database.
This tool is available as an integrated option for LabCollector starting from v4.6. To get more information about the installation and prices, contact us.