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An Introduction to Bioinformatics Algorithms (Computational Molecular Biology)

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Unformatted text preview: Biological Data Analysis (CSE 182) : Assignment 1 September 20, 2006 Logistics You should submit a written report containing the source code and the output of each program. Perl basics You are free to use any programming language to do this assignment, but it is easiest to do it in a scripting language like Perl or Python. The goal of this assignment is to get comfortable with simple tasks that will come in handy later on. Please send email to your TA or instructor if you have trouble getting started. 1. Subscribe to the class mailing list from the home page (2pt.). 2. Login to your account. Write a program that outputs Hello Bioinformatics when run (10pt). 3. The Fasta format is a standard format used to represent biological sequence data. Google fasta format to understand the format. Download the multi-fasta sequence db from the course home page. Write a program cat that reads each line and dumps the header line of each sequence in the database followed by the length of that sequence (20pt).the length of that sequence (20pt)....
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