Navigation Links
New Online Tutorials for Sequence Similarity Search Tools BLAST and FASTA
Date:7/17/2008

Comprehensive tutorials on sequence similarity search tools BLAST and FASTA enable researchers to quickly and effectively use these invaluable resources.

Seattle (PRWEB) July 17, 2008 -- OpenHelix today announced the availability of new tutorial suites on two highly used sequence similarity search resources: BLAST and FASTA. BLAST, from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at NIH and FASTA, accessed through a web interface at European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), are both excellent and widely used tools for finding sequence similarities for proteins and nucleic acids.

The tutorial suites, available for single purchase or through a low-priced yearly subscription to all OpenHelix tutorials, contain a narrated, self-run, online tutorial, slides with full script, handouts and exercises. With the tutorials, researchers can quickly learn to effectively and efficiently use these resources. These tutorials will teach users:

    

  • the principles of sequence comparison
  •     
  • basic explanations of scoring matrices and alignments
  •     
  • main features of the FASTA and BLAST algorithms
  •     
  • how to perform a sequence similarity search
  •     
  • how to view and interpret the similarity results
  •     
  • how to find additional biological information about matching sequences

To find out more about these and other tutorial suites visit the OpenHelix Tutorial Catalog and OpenHelix or visit the OpenHelix Blog for up-to-date information on genomics.

About OpenHelix
OpenHelix, LLC, (http://www.openhelix.com) provides the genomics knowledge you need when you need it. OpenHelix currently provides online self-run tutorials and on-site training for institutions and companies on the most powerful and popular free, web based, publicly accessible bioinformatics resources. In addition, OpenHelix is contracted by resource providers to provide comprehensive, long-term training and outreach programs.

###


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Principle of Recursive Genome Function Supersedes Dogmas; By Andras Pellionisz, Online Ahead of Print; (Scientific Visionary Vindicated)
2. Dietitian Mary Lee Chin Comments on Proven Value and Safety of Food Biotechnology in New Online Video
3. Online Career Tool Offers Live Expert Advice Component
4. BioSpace Announces New Online Community for Asia
5. BioSpace Launches EuroBio(TM) Online Community
6. LMXonline Offers Spanish-Language Safety and Health Training Library
7. Kendle to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss DecisionLine Acquisition and Provide Update on Second Quarter Progress
8. Kendle Expands Global Clinical Pharmacology Capabilities with Acquisition of DecisionLine Clinical Research Corporation
9. Modernizing Continuing Education With Online Courses
10. Online Career Service Turns Focus to Switching Gears
11. Sigma-Aldrich Recognized by BioInformatics, LLC as Having the Most Useful and Easiest to Use Online and Print Catalogs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... September 19, 2017 , ... Avomeen Analytical ... recipients of its 2017 Science Student Award. The scholarship program is dedicated to ... community service defray the costs of obtaining their science education. , Avomeen began ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 19, ... ... York State Department of Financial Services (NYS DFS) cybersecurity regulations have ... banking, finance and insurance organizations operating in the state (“Covered Entities”) to ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... ... September 18, 2017 , ... Transportable biomass conversion ... and torrefied wood is the topic of a September 27 webinar ... economic viability of transportable biomass conversion facilities for producing biochar, briquettes, and torrefied ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... , a growing leader in Electronic Trial Master file solutions ... research organization, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). ... MAPS Public Benefit Corporation selects ... ... for the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). MAPS also reached ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/30/2017)... -- On April 6-7, 2017, Sequencing.com will host the world,s ... at Microsoft,s headquarters in Redmond, Washington ... health and wellness apps that provide a unique, personalized ... is the first hackathon for personal genomics and the ... the genomics, tech and health industries are sending teams ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... -- The report "Video Surveillance Market by ... Devices), Software (Video Analytics, VMS), and Service (VSaaS, Installation ... 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market was valued at ... reach USD 75.64 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR ... considered for the study is 2016 and the forecast ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... The report "Gesture Recognition and Touchless Sensing Market by Technology (Touch-based and Touchless), ... published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is expected to be worth USD 18.98 billion ... Continue Reading ... ...      (Logo: ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):