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Method of computer search of homologous sites with the possible insertions/deletions in the nucleotide sequences and evaluation of their statistical significance
1Shakhmuradov I. A., 1Gasutnov V. A.
  1. Komarov Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan SSR
    Baku, USSR


A computer method which allows revealing all the homologous sites with the given characteristics (the site's length, number of distinctions, number and size of deletions / insertions) in one nucleotide sequence or between two DNA (RNA) sequences and evaluating the statistical significance of the found homologies was developed. This method is especially effective for the search of potential stem-loop structures in the nucleotide sequences and can be used to align the two DNA (RNA) sequences.


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