BLAST and other parallel sequence comparison programs

Martin Siegert siegert at
Sat Jul 14 14:08:05 EDT 2001

On Fri, Jul 13, 2001 at 11:28:09PM -0400, William Pearson wrote:
> To my knowledge, there is no generally available parallel implementation 
> of BLAST.

There is BLACS and PBLAS (part of ScaLAPACK).
All available at


Martin Siegert
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