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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)?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 20.010j taught by Professor Lindagriffith during the Spring '06 term at MIT.
- Spring '06