id: EDAM_operation:0338
name: Sequence database search
namespace: operation
def: Search a sequence database by sequence comparison and retrieve similar sequences.
comment: This excludes direct retrieval methods (e.g. the dbfetch program).
subset: bioinformatics
subset: edam
subset: operations
created_in: "beta12orEarlier"
is_a: EDAM_operation:2403 ! Sequence analysis
is_a: EDAM_operation:2421 ! Database search
relationship: has_output EDAM_data:0857 ! Database hits (sequence)
relationship: has_topic EDAM_topic:0159 ! Sequence comparison