high-scoring segment pair

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abbr.: HSP; in BLAST searches, an ungapped local pairwise alignment between arbitrary but equal‐length fragments of a query and a database sequence that scores above a user‐defined threshold. HSPs are the fundamental unit of BLAST output. See alignment algorithm.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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