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Hamish McWilliam (8 months ago)

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Login to add a documentation URL Description(s): Hamish McWilliam (8 months ago)Similar to PSI-BLAST, PSI-Search uses SSEARCH to perform a rigorous Smith & Waterman search of a protein database. From the results, the significant hits are used to create a position-specific scoring matrix (PSSM) profile using NCBI blastpgp. The profile is then used to perform the search in subsequent iterations allowing the detection of distant evolutionary relationships.

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Hamish McWilliam (about 1 month ago)Goujon M., McWilliam H., Li W., Valentin F., Squizzato S., Paern J. and Lopez R. (2010)
“A new bioinformatics analysis tools framework at EMBL-EBI.”
Nucleic Acids Res. 38:W695-9
PMID: 20439314 <;=MED>
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkq313 <>

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