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Glossary Term BLAST
Definition Basic Local Alignment and Searching Tool. A sequence comparison algorithm optimized for speed used to search sequence databases for optimal local alignments to a query sequence. For more on BLAST, see The BLAST Sequence Analysis Tool section of the NCBI Handbook.

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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO)
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