Search results are displayed in the following order.
- Precedence table of sequences with high homology scores
- Homologous sequences and their alignment
- Parameters and statistics
Note that the symbol “|” in the BLAST search results for nucleotide sequences indicates agreement between nucleotide sequences. For amino-acid sequences, matching amino acids will be displayed. The symbol “+” is used to indicate similarities between amino acids.
For further details, refer the original papers on BLAST.