BlastHTTP: Libary to interface with the NCBI blast REST interface

[ bioinformatics, gpl, library ] [ Propose Tags ]

Searches for a provided nucleotide or protein sequence with the NCBI Blast REST service and returns a blast result in xml format as BlastResult datatype.

For more information on BLAST refer to:

Information on the webservice can be found at:

If you plan to submit more than 20 searches in one session, please look up the Usage Guidelines in the webservice information.

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Versions [faq] 0.0.1, 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.3.0
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Dependencies base (>=4.5 && <5), biocore, biofasta, blastxml, bytestring, conduit, HTTP, http-conduit, hxt, mtl, network, transformers [details]
License GPL-3.0-only
Author Florian Eggenhofer
Revised Revision 1 made by FlorianEggenhofer at Mon Apr 20 17:39:24 UTC 2015
Category Bioinformatics
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Haskell cabal libary for submission and result retrieval from the NCBI Blast REST webservice


Version 1.0.0:

Added optionalArgument parameter to BlastHTTP datatype and removed EntrezQuery. This has the advantage that any additional argument can be supplied, not only EntrezQuery strings.

Version 0.0.1:

Initial Version