EMBL-EBI to be HTTPS by default from 1st December

On the 1st December the majority of services hosted on www.ebi.ac.uk will be served over HTTPS by default. Services that are becoming HTTPS by default will automatically redirect users accessing the site on insecure HTTP URLs to secure HTTPS URLs.
Users of EMBL-EBI services may wish to update links, bookmarks or API clients to use the HTTPS URLs.


Service Retirement

Wise2DBA and Promoterwise are scheduled for retirement on 15th April 2018. Alternatives can be found at Exonerate, BWA or BLAT. If you have any concerns, please contact us via support.

BLAST stands for Basic Local Alignment Search Tool.The emphasis of this tool is to find regions of sequence similarity, which will yield functional and evolutionary clues about the structure and function of your sequence.

This tool can be used in the following contexts: