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Screen shot 2012-08-30 at 7.37.30 PM Basic Local Alignment Search Tool is a tool that allows you to compare sequences of DNA or amnio acids between organisms. It fuctions as a query database of all sequences that have been uploaded to GenBank. It uses a heuristic method to search though all sequences in the database and order the results by similarity to the sequence you "blasted".


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BLAST