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

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/2.6.0

Module Version Module Load Command
blast 2.6.0 module load blast/2.6.0