SANS is a program for searching protein sequence databases. It is as sensitive as BLAST when sequence identity is 50-100 %. SANS is faster than BLAST in batch mode. For example, a bacterial genome can be compared to Uniprot in one hour compared to 100 hours by BLAST.
- gfortran (Fortran-90 compiler)
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Bioinformatics. 2012 Sep 15;28(18):i438-i443. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bts417.
SANS: high-throughput retrieval of protein sequences allowing 50% mismatches.
Koskinen JP1, Holm L.