id: EDAM_operation:2421
name: Database search
namespace: operation
def: Search a database (or other data resource) with a supplied query and retrieve entries (or parts of entries) that are similar to the query.
comment: Typically the query is compared to each entry and high scoring matches (hits) are returned. For example, a BLAST search of a sequence database.
subset: bioinformatics
subset: edam
subset: operations
created_in: "beta12orEarlier"
is_a: EDAM_operation:0224 ! Search and retrieval
is_a: EDAM_operation:2424 ! Comparison
relationship: has_output EDAM_data:2080 ! Database hits