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Handout
Alignment Information
Sequence Alignments
  • Sarah O'Leary-Driscoll, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Document Type
Teacher Resource
Publication Date
10-1-2015
Description
Pairwise DNA alignment is frequently used to identify similar regions that will show how two sequences have functional or structural similarities. It can also be used to show how exons and introns change between different sequences and whether they have an effect on the final structure of the RNA after the DNA is processed within a cell.
Citation Information
Sarah O'Leary-Driscoll. "Alignment Information" (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sarah-oleary-driscoll/9/