CLC bio and SciEngines Collaborate on 188x Acceleration of BLAST  
1/10/2012 6:04:38 AM

KIEL, Germany & AARHUS, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, CLC bio and German high performance computing experts, SciEngines, announced a collaboration to completely integrate CLC bio's server- and desktop-based sequence analysis software with SciEngines' FPGA-based RIVYERA platform for massively parallel computing. Initially, the system will feature implementations of nucleotide-nucleotide BLAST (BLASTn), protein-protein BLAST (BLASTp), and Smith-Waterman. More algorithms will be added continuously.