A k-mer based nucleotide search is used to power the interactive genome search feature on the portal. The sequence search matches all k-mers (k=31) in the query against all available ATCC reference genomes and highlights portions of the sequence that match. The minimum requirement is matching 40 k-mers and 80% of the sequence to call a hit. Search results are listed in descending order by percent of matching k-mers.

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