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gap penalty

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198529170
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191727641
gap penalty

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a numerical cost for inserting a gap in a sequence alignment. Depending on the alignment algorithm used, there may be

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Subjects: Biochemistry

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