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revised Comment on the introduction to a bioinformatics paper
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comment basic programming and bioinformatics
@terdon R is definitely slower than Python, though not dramatically.
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asked Comment on the introduction to a bioinformatics paper
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comment What makes a DNA sequence motif a DNA sequence motif?
I'm confused. So, you are saying that all of the RSS and the included heptamer and nonamer are motifs? I had the impression that the RSS contains motifs but are not themselves motifs.
Nov
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comment What makes a DNA sequence motif a DNA sequence motif?
Thanks for the reply. I've read such definitions before, but they have never seemed very precise to me. Does this mean, for example, that the RSS cannot be determined to have "significantly (statistical) higher occurrence in a given array compared to what you would obtain in a randomized array of same components (expecting at random)."?
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asked What makes a DNA sequence motif a DNA sequence motif?
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comment Terminology question about the correct term for areas of biological research
@terdon I think I'll go with "DNA sequence analysis" or possibly "Computational Analysis of DNA Sequences". These are used in various places. Is that OK with you?
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comment Terminology question about the correct term for areas of biological research
@terdon I see your point, but am unclear on how to reword my paragraph. Can you suggest an alternative phrasing for "DNA sequence prediction"? I can't make it more specific, because it is supposed to be a catch-all phrase for prediction of different kinds of DNA sequences, in different subdomains, i.e. RSS.
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comment Terminology question about the correct term for areas of biological research
Thanks for the feedback, Luke. I expanded my (proposed) paper quote a bit, to give better context.
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revised Terminology question about the correct term for areas of biological research
expanded proposed paper quote
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asked Terminology question about the correct term for areas of biological research
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asked Using the IMGT/GENE-DB service to find RSS
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comment How to create a collection of anonymous sequences for teaching and testing?
This question I asked in biostar seems related - Examples of DNA sequence motif sets for testing search algorithm