Brian Osborne (bosborne at NATURE.BERKELEY.EDU) wrote:
: I would _very_ much like to know where I can find the actual matrices
: used by these programs, such as BlastP. Once I used "PAM" in a veronica
: search but only found an example of PAM250. Is there a site where these
: might be archived?
Look in the BLAST distribution from NCBI. If you don't feel
like getting the whole thing, I think there is an "explode"
subdirectory with the file structure laid out. Look in
The BLAST distribution can be found on
by either FTP or Gopher.
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Department of Genetics / HHMI
robison at mito.harvard.edu