3.7. Fasta

3.7.1. About Fasta

FASTA is a program used to search in large Protein or DNA sequence data banks. It was developed at the University of Virginia by William R. Pearson, and D.J. Lippman.

3.7.2. Usage

FASTA is installed in /opt/Bio/fasta/. FASTA is run in a similar manner to NCBI Blast.

3.7.3. Further Information

Further information about the usage of fasta can be obtained from /opt/Bio/fasta/fasta3x.doc present on the frontend of your installation.

More information is also available at the FASTA home page.

For support, you are encouraged to join the FASTA mailing list at http://list.mail.virginia.edu/mailman/listinfo/fasta_list