Unformatted text preview: write out the general formula you would use to calculate it, and see if it matches. c) What is the probability that the situation in b) (2 balls in box 1, 1 in box 2) was achieved if the balls were thrown in randomly, as in a)? 8.) You have a genome that is exactly 1 ? 10 9 bases long. You would like to choose a DNA sequence out of the genome that is unique. What is the minimum length of the sequence such that it could be unique (i.e., it is possible that it does not occur anywhere else in the genome)?...
View
Full Document
 Spring '06
 LindaGriffith
 DNA, biomolecular systems, 2.772J, BE.011/2.772J Statistical Thermodynamics

Click to edit the document details