Alignment: Statistical Significance
Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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Mott, R. 2005. Alignment: Statistical Significance. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
Computation of the probability that an observed alignment between two protein or DNA sequences could have arisen by chance is useful for identifying genuinely related sequences.
- sequence alignment;
- statistical significance;
- protein sequence