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BLOSUM matrices are used for | Bioinformatics Questions

A. Multiple sequence alignment B. Pair wise sequence alignment C. Phylogenetic analysis D. All of the above Ans: B

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SWISS PORT is related to | Bioinformatics Questions

A. Portable data B. Swiss Bank data C. Sequence data bank D. Sequence sequence data Ans: C

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BLAST programme is used in | Bioinformatics Questions

A. DNA sequencing B. Amino acid sequencing C. DNA bar coding D. Bioinformatics Ans: D

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A data base of current sequence map of the human genome is called | Bioinformatics Questions

A. OMIM B. HGMD C. Golden path D. GeneCards Ans: C

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Operating system is | Bioinformatics Questions

A. A collection of hardware components B. A collection of input-output devices C. A collection of software routines D. All of the above Ans: C

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Which of the following is a nucleotide sequence data base? | Bioinformatics Questions

A. EMBL B. SWISS PROT C. PROSITE D. TREMBL Ans: A

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A single piece of information in a database is called | Bioinformatics Questions

A. File B. Field C. Record D. Data set Ans: B

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Many scientists are very interested in studying mitochondrial DNA because it | Bioinformatics Questions

A. is only present in vertebrates closely related to humans. B. replicates by synthesizing an mRNA that then acts as a DNA polymerase. C. contains over 50% of the genes in the human genome. D. mutates rapidly and allows us … Continue reading

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Your TA tells you to go to the NCBI Human Genome page. What does she probably want you to do? | Bioinformatics Questions

A. Determine what genes are around ‘your’ protein’s gene on its chromosome. B. Identify a DNA sequence and see if it came from a human. C. Look up papers about diseases caused by abnormalities in a certain protein. D. Look … Continue reading

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You see that your lab partner is staring at a colorful Swiss-Prot page. He’s probably trying to | Bioinformatics Questions

A. translate a DNA segment into protein. B. find out structural and functional information about a protein he’s identified. C. determine how many harmful mutations have been reported in a certain gene. D. identify an amino acid sequence.. Ans: B

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