Method 
blast 
 
Classpackage  
G::Tools::Mapping; 
 
 
Function 
Applies blast by the specification of the database and query directory.   
 
Description 
This program applies BLAST on the files in the specified database and query directory.   The query files and database need to be in fasta format.   
 
Requirements 
G.pm 
 
applications 
blast(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/BLAST/) 
 
data 
none 
 
Parameters 
essential 
first      string   database_directory     The pass of the directory of the database 
second     string   query_directory        The pass of the directory where the query files are placed 
 
option 
none 
 
Returns 
none 
 
Usage 
&blast(string database_directory, string query_directory); 
 
Input file  
none 
 
Output file  
BLAST result files 
 
References 
none  
 
Comments 
none 
 
Authors 
This method was written by Hiromi Komai(hiro@g-language.org) at Institute  
 
for Advanced Biosciences Keio Univ.  
 
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