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  1. Consensus sequence

    In molecular biology and bioinformatics, the consensus sequence is the calculated order of most frequent residues, either nucleotide or amino acid, found at each position in a sequence alignment. It represents the results of a multiple sequence alignments in which related sequences are compared to each other and similar sequence motifs are calculated. Such information is important when considering sequence dependent enzymes such as RNA polymerase.

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  1. Consensus Sequence

    A theoretical representative nucleotide or amino acid sequence in which each nucleotide or amino acid is the one which occurs most frequently at that site in the different sequences which occur in nature. The phrase also refers to an actual sequence which approximates the theoretical consensus. A known CONSERVED SEQUENCE set is represented by a consensus sequence. Commonly observed supersecondary protein structures (AMINO ACID MOTIFS) are often formed by conserved sequences.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consensus sequence in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consensus sequence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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