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palindromic sequences

Post by sims10 » Sat Nov 25, 2006 7:23 pm

5'-CGTAAGTTAACGTCACCTGAGTACGGCTA-3'

there's apparently four palindromic sequences in this fragment. I can only find one... 5' TTAA 3' , can someone tell me where the rest are? I think I may be going blind

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Post by canalon » Sat Nov 25, 2006 11:52 pm

5'ACGT3' right after the TTAA you alraedy saw
5'GTAC3' 10 nt before the end

Are the only one I can see right now
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Post by rob3 » Sun Nov 26, 2006 4:55 pm

There are two of these as well, maybe they arenot long enough to count.

5' TA 3'

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Post by sims10 » Sun Nov 26, 2006 8:09 pm

rob3 wrote:There are two of these as well, maybe they arenot long enough to count.

5' TA 3'


nope it's too short, palindromic sequences are usually four to eight base pairs long

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Post by rob3 » Sun Nov 26, 2006 8:43 pm

Whoops,
The 5' TTAA 3' can be extended to: 5' GTTAAC 3'

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