Sequenceserver: a modern graphical user interface for custom BLAST databases.

Anurag Priyam, Ben J Woodcroft, Vivek Rai, Ismail Moghul, Alekhya Mungala, Filip Ter, Hiten Chowdhary, Iwo Lukasz Pieniak, Mark Anthony Gibbins, HongKee Moon, Austin Davis-Richardson, Mahmut Uludag, Nathan S Watson-Haigh, Richard Challis, Hiroyuki Nakamura, Emeline Favreau, Esteban Gόmez Cifuentes, Tomás Pluskal, Guy Leonard, Wolfgang RumpfYannick Wurm

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Abstract

Comparing newly obtained and previously known nucleotide and amino-acid sequences underpins modern biological research. BLAST is a well-established tool for such comparisons but is challenging to use on new datasets. We combined a user-centric design philosophy with sustainable software development approaches to create Sequenceserver, a tool for running BLAST and visually inspecting BLAST results for biological interpretation. Sequenceserver uses simple algorithms to prevent potential analysis errors, and provides flexible text-based and visual outputs to support researcher productivity. Our software can be rapidly installed for use by individuals or on shared servers. Sequenceserver is AGPLv3-licensed at https://sequenceserver.com.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2922-2924
Number of pages3
JournalMolecular biology and evolution
Volume36
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 14 2019

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