Question: How to Delete Hits from an original sequence
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5.6 years ago by
European Union
daniellaplummer0 wrote:


Using standalone Blast, I used BlastP to align the human proteome against a bacterial proteome, this gave me a number of hits where the human proteome has been found within the bacterial proteome, I need to delete these hits from the original bacterial proteome, in order to gain non-homologous genes, I was wondering if anyone knew a method that would automatically purge the original sequence of the hits instead of doing it manually. The other option is getting blastp to show the non-hits, however I cannot work out the command for this. 

Many thanks



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ADD COMMENTlink modified 5.6 years ago by pld4.8k • written 5.6 years ago by daniellaplummer0
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5.6 years ago by
United States
pld4.8k wrote:

The easiest would be to filter for significant hits and then collect the IDs of query sequences with a significant hit. After you have this list of IDs you could write a simple script to handle this or find one of the many tools online (e.g.

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