Jonathan Kurtis (Jonathan_Kurtis at Brown.edu) wrote:
: Can someone tell me the exact amino acid assignments used by the Blastp
: program in determining homologies between conservative substitutions?
: Thanks for your help
BlastP (as supplied for complementing the GCG suite) uses the BLOSUM62
matrix as default (but many other BLOSUM* or PAM* data files are available).
Do you need these data sets - or the references given with the BLAST program?
Or does BLOSUM / PAM just say it all ??
: Jonathan Kurtis
: International Health Institute
: Brown University Box G-8033
: Providence, RI 02912
Biophysics, Uni Duesseldorf