TABLE 2 

Agreement between BLAST and recalculated percent identities

BLAST
result
Recalculated percent identity cutoff applieda:
9596979899100
Hit 196.8b97.899.099.6899.90100
Hit 21.41.00.50.180.070
Hit 30.50.30.10.040.010
Hit 40.70.40.10.030.010
Hit 50.70.50.20.070.010
  • a Calculations were performed only on sequences above the listed recalculated percent identities.

  • b For example, 96.8% of BLAST’s first hits also had the highest recalculated percent identity.