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5.1.7 DATABASE

Parameter: DATABASE

Description Specifies the target DATABASE
Value List of common set available through 'CMD=info' with no other parameters
Default -
CMD Put
Example '...&DATABASE=est_human&...' sets the target database to est_human. Multiple database like '...&DATABASE=refseq_rna+patnt&...' acceptable.
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Note: Must be specified explicitly for script assisted search request. Use the multiple databases option sparingly! It could result in CPU time limit related warning/errors, like those given in 8.2. For more database choices, see http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/staff/tao/URLAPI/remote_blastdblist.html. Same in wwwblast. Commandline blast equivalent: '-d'.



Tao Tao 2007-08-03