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Ashok Kumar T.
B. Rajagopal


xmlBLASTparser is a lightweight PHP library for parsing an XML formatted output of NCBI BLAST sequence alignment and rendering into attractive web page. The biological database accession numbers present in each sequence alignment hit have properly hyperlinked to the original source. Moreover, hit ids in the description summary is anchor hyperlinked to the corresponding sequence alignment section. The xmlBLASTparser library can be easily embedded or integrated in a web page at server-side through standalone NCBI BLAST software or RESTful web service of NCBI BLAST. The output of xmlBLASTparser has the same flavour of the online NCBI BLAST. xmlBLASTparser is freely available under terms of GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3), at https://github.com/AshokHub/xmlBLASTparser.


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Ashok Kumar T., Department of Bioinformatics, Noorul Islam College of Arts and Science, Kumaracoil, Thuckalay - 629 180, Tamil Nadu, India

Assistant Professor & Head of the Bioinformatics department


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