BlastHTTP: Libary to interface with the NCBI blast REST interface

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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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Versions0.0.1, 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.3.0, 1.4.0, 1.4.0, 1.4.1
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Dependenciesbase (>=4.5 && <5), BiobaseBlast (==0.3.0.*), BiobaseFasta (==0.3.0.*), bytestring, conduit, either-unwrap, HTTP, http-conduit, hxt, mtl, network (==, transformers, zip-archive [details]
CopyrightFlorian Eggenhofer
AuthorFlorian Eggenhofer, Christian Hoener zu Siederdissen
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Source repositoryhead: git clone
this: git clone 1.4.0)
UploadedTue Jun 18 11:05:20 UTC 2019 by FlorianEggenhofer




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Haskell cabal libary for submission and result retrieval from the NCBI Blast REST webservice


Version 1.2.0:

Added experimental support for the european bioinformatics institute blast REST interface Added support for multiple sequences in one request

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