Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Probability Theory and Molecular Barcodes

Probability Theory and Molecular Barcodes 

In biology, a molecular barcode is a characteristic DNA sequence used to distinguish and gather together similar items. Such a simple but powerful concept is useful in various applications. As an example, the Barcoding of Life project aims to identify specimens through the sequencing of standard gene regions, and use these as barcodes. On the other…

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