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A simple Django app to conduct web-based blast+ local alignment search.

Project Description


A simple Django app to conduct web-based homology search with blast+.


1. Blast+
2. Python 2.7
3. Django 1.10


pip install django

4. Biopython


pip install biopython


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Install with pip


pip install django-blastplus

To get the git version do


$ git clone

Quick start

1. Add "blastplus" to your INSTALLED_APPS setting like this::



2. Include the polls URLconf in your project like this::

url(r'^blast/', include('blastplus.urls')),

3. You can modify some defaults in blastplus.settings

- e.g. modify path to nucleotide database::

"name": "sample1",
"path": 'blastplus/sampledata/sample_db1/sample_db',
"desc": "Sample database 1",
"annotated": False, },
"name": "sample2",
"path": 'blastplus/sampledata/sample_db2/sample_db2',
"desc": "Sample database 2",
"annotated": False, },

4. Visit search pages:

- Blastn

- TBlastn

- Blastp

- Blastx


See our NewtBase portal with django-blastplus app inside

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