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Lesson IV - Comparative Genomics

By Anne Rosenwald1, Gaurav Arora2, Vinayak Mathur3

1. Georgetown University 2. Gallaudet University 3. Cabrini University

Genome Solver began as a way to teach undergraduate faculty some basic skills in bioinformatics; no coding or scripting is required. Lesson IV, Comparative Genomics, discusses some of the tools available for looking at genes across different...

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Version 2.0 - published on 10 Oct 2019 doi:10.25334/X06T-ZJ47 - cite this

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This lesson discusses the ways in which to examine related sequences, and includes pair-wise and multiple sequence alignments, as well as global and local alignments.  The lesson contains a slide deck and transcript, as well as an exercise to practice alignments.  The key to the exercise is also included.  


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Exercise and key updated Fall 2019, all others were updated as of Fall 2018.  Note that because the slide decks and exercises point to external websites and web-based tools, some of the illustrations contained in the materials may not look exactly like the live website.  Functionality is usually unchanged. 

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