plast - Parallel Local Sequence Alignment Search Tool

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name plast
Package version 2.3.1+dfsg
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.65 KB
Download size 559.02 KB
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PLAST is a fast, accurate and NGS scalable bank-to-bank sequence
similarity search tool providing significant accelerations of seeds-
based heuristic comparison methods, such as the Blast suite of
Relying on unique software architecture, PLAST takes full advantage of
recent multi-core personal computers without requiring any additional
hardware devices.


Package Version Architecture Repository
plast - - -


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libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libpcre3 -
libstdc++6 >= 5.2


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Binary Package plast_2.3.1+dfsg-2_amd64.deb
Source Package plast

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install plast deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install plast




2016-02-10 - Andreas Tille <>
plast (2.3.1+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Make sure wrapper script is calling bash
* Restrict to architectures featuring SSE
Closes: #814299
* Fix spelling
* Add Upstream-Contact
2016-02-09 - Andreas Tille <>
plast (2.3.1+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Initial release (Closes: #814261)

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