Mega-BLAST

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Mega-BLAST

An algorithm for aligning nucleotide sequences that differ slightly as a result of sequencing or other similar “errors”. When a larger word size is used, it is up to 10 times faster than more common sequence-similarity programs. Mega BLAST can efficiently handle much longer DNA sequences than the traditional BLAST, using the GREEDY algorithm for a nucleotide sequence alignment search.
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Among the 84 solutions produced by the TopCoder Community, 16 were an improvement over MegaBLAST with one over 970 times faster than either and was produced during a two week long competition costing just $6,000.
The obtained DNA sequence reads were investigated by using a MEGABLAST search (20) with an [e.
MegaBlast was used to identify mammalian TLR nucleotide sequences within the non-redundant nucleotide database (http://www.
2001) and MegaBLAST against Trace Archives for genomes of interest.
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HM590642 and HM590643) showed highest identity with equivalent genome segments of other BTVs, although for Seg-2 the search algorithm was changed from megablast (highly similar sequences) to blastn (somewhat similar sequences).
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BLAST analysis of the 7 TOV genome segments showed in all cases the highest sequence similarity to BTV, although the search algorithm had to be changed from megablast (highly similar sequences) to blastn (somewhat similar sequences) to detect any sequence homology.
gov/) analysis that used the megablast algorithm optimized for highly similar sequences.
Megablast (National Center for Biotechnology Information, Bethesda, MD, USA) searches were performed to identify sequences with the best match to each individual gene of the 2 H3N1 viruses.