[Bioperl-l] Bio::Search::Hit

Jason Stajich jason.stajich at duke.edu
Thu Apr 7 09:47:22 EDT 2005

It should give you whatever is in your BLAST report - only one is 
reported in the Hit table at the top of the report....

Default WU-BLAST settings gives you p-values for Hit table while 
NCBI-BLAST gives you E-values.  For HSPs, one can get p-value with p() 
and evalue with evalue().

Jason Stajich
jason.stajich at duke.edu

On Apr 7, 2005, at 9:27 AM, Mike Muratet wrote:

> Greetings
> I have use the 'significance' method in Bio::Search::Hit (and other
> objects) to parse blast results into a mysql database. I just went 
> back to
> the documentation to determine if it returns 'e' or 'p' and it says 
> only
> that it returns one or the other. Does anyone know for sure which one 
> it
> is (given that they are numerically equivalent for small values)?
> Thanks
> mike
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