What portion of the protein shows the greatest identity?

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What portion of the protein shows the greatest identity?

Post by nickname » Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:24 am

There are three proteins and the percent identity (how similar they are to each other) for them is the following:

sequence 1 vs sequence 2: 55%
sequence 1 vs sequence 3: 57%
sequence 2 vs. sequence 3: 96%

When looking at sequences 2 and 3, they are extremely close to each other. It is mentioned that the basic helix-loop-helix domain is found on the NH-terminal.

Also, I have to say where the biggest gaps in the proteins are found.

Based on the percentages and olocation of helix-loop-helix domain, is the strongest identity on the middle of the protein and the gaps at the NH terminal (the gaps lead to large evolutionary change)?

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Post by JackBean » Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:26 am

What are you asking for?

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

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