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DIAMOND is a sequence aligner for protein and translated DNA searches, designed for high performance analysis of big sequence data.


Sequence aligner for protein and translated DNA searches and functions as a drop-in replacement for the NCBI BLAST software tools. The key features are:

  • Pairwise alignment of proteins and translated DNA at 100x-10,000x speed of BLAST.
  • Frameshift alignments for long read analysis.
  • Low resource requirements and suitable for running on standard desktops or laptops.
  • Various output formats, including BLAST pairwise, tabular and XML, as well as taxonomic classification.

The module takes summary statistics from the diamond.log file (--log option). It parses and reports the number of sequences aligned and displays them in the General Stats table.

File search patterns

  fn: diamond.log