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If you had 1,500 base pair pieces of random DNA and you
have to know how many of them had homology to known genes,
what would you do to determine that?

If you had 1,500 base pair pieces of random DNA and you have to know how many of them had homology..

Answer / tina

I would use a BLASTX search against a known protein
database - such MCBI's NR database. I would then sort them
to determine how many were unique.

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