DDBJ released a new homology search service "S&W SEARCH" on DDBJ web site. S&W SEAECH is based on Smith-Waterman algorithm, and characteristic in high-speed search (search time: within a few minutes) comparing with the present SSEARCH (several hours).
This service is available from [Homology Search] of DDBJ Home Page. You can use this program through the web site or e-mail, and the result is returned by e-mail. If you need an instruction document, you can obtain it by sending an e-mail to swsearch@nig.ac.jp, writing "help-e" on the mail body. Please use it.