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blast2sam

By Li H., Durbin R., Last update 1494698999
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blast2sam description

Blast2sam parses output of NCBI*s blastn output (default format) into sam format


Parent program: samtools

SAMTools provide various utilities for manipulating alignments in the SAM format, including sorting, merging, indexing and generating alignments in a per-position format. It is very convinient for handling reads mapped to reference genome. Normally SAMtools is used in intermediate step between raw read mapping and SNP or variants callingm, because it allows to effeciently store mapped reads.