Basic Local Alignment Search Tool, or BLAST, is an algorithm for comparing primary biological sequence information, such as the amino-acid sequences of different proteins or the nucleotides of DNA sequences.
Software Category: bio

For detailed information, visit the NCBI Blast website.

Available Versions

The current installation of NCBI Blast incorporates the most popular packages. To find the available versions and learn how to load them, run:

module spider blast

The output of the command shows the available NCBI Blast module versions.

For detailed information about a particular NCBI Blast module, including how to load the module, run the module spider command with the module’s full version label. For example:

module spider blast/2.10.0
ModuleVersion Module Load Command
blast2.10.0 module load blast/2.10.0
blast2.6.0 module load blast/2.6.0