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G-BLASTN specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_02263
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux
Parallelization CUDA
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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G-BLASTN in publications

PMCID: 4970815
PMID: 27482905
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157338

[…] gpu-based smith-waterman algorithms, and showed that when it is based on 1 gpu, it works 4- to 5-fold faster than does ssearch [], which is a cpu-based smith-waterman algorithm, with 4 cpu cores. g-blastn [] is one of the gpu-based blast with 1 gpu achieves 7.2-fold acceleration relative to the megablast mode of ncbi-blast [] with 4 cpu cores and 1.6-fold acceleration relative to the blastn […]

PMCID: 4748744
PMID: 26904094
DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2016.00005

[…] multiple computers as well., additionally, adapted versions of blast running on special purpose hardware (fpga: timelogic ®tera-blast ™; timelogic division, ; gpu: gpu-blast; vouzis and sahinidis, , g-blastn; zhao and chu, ) exist., different use cases for sequencing genomic dna exist. an organism's genome can be sequenced for the first time, resulting in a de novo approach, or an organism […]

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G-BLASTN institution(s)
Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China; Institute of Computational and Theoretical Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China

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