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Noemi Zamacona Homework #3: 25 points due 5/17 Homework #3 1. What does INSDC stand for? Who are the 3 contributors/collaborators and what, in general terms, did they contribute? Which one is the major contributor of the three? It stands for International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration. The three were GenBank, EMBL, DDBJ. The major contributor was GenBank. 2. How many bases of DNA and RNA sequence have been determined as of the date of the press release? How does this value compare with the 3.2 billion base pairs in the human genome? There exceeded 100 gigabases of dna sequence in august of 2005. 3. Sequences (partial or complete genomes) from about how many organisms are included in the collection? About 165, 000 organisms. 4. About how many new DNA sequences are provided through submissions to GenBank each month? About 10 submissions. 5. When was NCBI established and what are two functions it performs? It was established in 1988. Two of the functions are the creation of public databases, as well as
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course BIO 70 taught by Professor Zavanelli during the Fall '08 term at UCSC.

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