"Sequence Alignment" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The arrangement of two or more amino acid or base sequences from an organism or organisms in such a way as to align areas of the sequences sharing common properties. The degree of relatedness or homology between the sequences is predicted computationally or statistically based on weights assigned to the elements aligned between the sequences. This in turn can serve as a potential indicator of the genetic relatedness between the organisms.
- Sequence Alignment
- Alignment, Sequence
- Alignments, Sequence
- Sequence Alignments
Determination, Sequence Homology
- Determination, Sequence Homology
- Determinations, Sequence Homology
- Sequence Homology Determinations
- Sequence Homology Determination
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