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Diamond

May 26, 2018

BLAST-compatible local sequence aligner

DIAMOND is a BLAST-compatible local aligner for mapping protein and translated DNA query sequences against a protein reference database BLASTP and BLASTX alignment mode. The speedup over BLAST is up to 20,000 on short reads at a typical sensitivity of 90-99 relative to BLAST depending on the data and settings.

WWW http//ab.inf.uni-tuebingen.de/software/diamond/