The BlastHTTP package

[Tags:gpl, library]

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 0.0.1, 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.2.0
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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
Author Florian Eggenhofer
Stability Unknown
Category Bioinformatics
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Source repository head: git clone
this: darcs get --tag 1.2.0
Uploaded Mon Apr 20 17:30:45 UTC 2015 by FlorianEggenhofer
Updated Mon Apr 20 17:39:24 UTC 2015 by FlorianEggenhofer to revision 1
Distributions LTSHaskell:1.2.0, NixOS:1.2.0, Stackage:1.2.0, Tumbleweed:1.2.0
Downloads 1269 total (14 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2015-04-20 [all 1 reports]




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Readme for BlastHTTP

Readme for BlastHTTP-1.2.0

BlastHTTP Build Status

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