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Questions tagged [bioinformatics]

For questions involving computational methods to parse or edit biological data, such as DNA sequences.

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Mutate my DNA sequence

When translating DNA into proteins, the ribosomes read the sequence of DNA nucleotides 3 by 3. Each set of 3 nucleotides is called a codon, and each codon encodes for an amino acid, with some ...
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Watson-Crick palindromes

Problem Create a function that can determine whether or not an arbitrary DNA string is a Watson-Crick palindrome. The function will take a DNA string and output a true value if the string is a ...
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Longest reverse palindromic DNA substring

As you may know, in DNA there are four bases — adenine (A), cytosine (C), guanine (G) and ...
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RNA to Protein Translation

RNA, like DNA, is a molecule found in cells encoding genetic information. It consists of nucleotides, which are represented by the bases adenine (A), cytosine (C), guanine (G) and uracil (U).* A codon ...