Questions tagged [sequence-analysis]

Umbrella term for understanding any given nucleic acid sequence code, either as a locus, loci or genome with itself or as a comparison to comparable nucleic acid sequence code either intraspecifically or interspecifically

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Why do ten rows (Figure_1) correspond to 2 bits (Figure_2) in a sequence logo?

Following this question, I'm confused with the computation of sequence logo Following data comes from the book "Machine Learning - A Probabilistic Perspective (Figure_1)" here is the corresponding ...
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Better aligner than bowtie2?

Bowtie2 is probably the most widely used aligner because of it's speed. Burrow-wheeler (BW) algorithms (including bwa) tend to ...
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How can I locate duplicated regions in a sequence?

I am facing an issue when trying to align short reads against a region in human chr5. The two Sensory Motor Neuron genes, (SMN1 and SMN2) are almost 100% identical and this causes the aligner to fail ...
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calculating nucleotide frequency per column

I have some sequences shown below ...
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How to allow "half windows" in biopython?

I am using Biopython to examine protein sequences including the Kyte and Doolittle hydrophobicity. However, for short sequences, this returns an empty value; the value is not allowed if the window ...
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How to make Venn diagram for the Macs peak calling output of two data sets?

I have two outputs of macs2 peak calling for two of my data sets. I wanted to plot the Venn diagram to see how many peaks are shared. I mainly work on Unix/Linux. Do you know any way that I can have ...
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What is "aligned sequences" and "consensus sequence" in the context of sequence logo? How to compute these?

In bioinformatics, a sequence logo is a graphical representation of the sequence conservation of nucleotides (in a strand of DNA/RNA) or amino acids (in protein sequences). so, What is "aligned ...
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Multiple Alignment cost application

Is there any biological application/case where someone would be interest in the estimated total cost of the alignment between a set of sequences (genes or amino acids) without the aligned sequence ...