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Sequence Similarity in Developmental Biology - A Bioinformatics Exercise Using Myostatin

By Barbara Murdoch

Eastern Connecticut State University

This exercise leads upper level biology majors in an inquiry-based excursion to determine how similar the signaling molecule, myostatin, is between humans and mice, using a basic set of bioinformatics tools and concepts.

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Version 1.0 - published on 19 Jun 2019 doi:10.25334/Q45F3H - cite this

Licensed under CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International according to these terms

Adapted from: Sequence Similarity: An inquiry based and "under the hood" approach for incorporating molecular sequence alignment in introductory undergraduate biology courses v 5.0

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This exercise integrates bioinformatics with developmental biology, and provides an introduction regarding how to use bioinformatics to assess sequence similarities. The implications of these similarities provides students with a basic understanding of how model organisms can provide useful information regarding human health and disease.

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