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consensus sequence

[kən′sen·səs ‚sē·kwəns]
(genetics)
An average nucleotide sequence; each nucleotide is the most frequent at its position in the sequence.
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The consensus sequence constructed from these fragments had 98% or greater nucleotide sequence identity with SSU rRNA gene sequences of strains of Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis and associated with high confidence in distance- and parsimony-based phylogenetic analyses with strains of Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis and not members of the family Paramoebidae, e.
Forty-nine sequences were identified as biotype Q because the genetic divergence between these sequences and the consensus sequences within the Mediterranean clade (Dinsdale et al.
The European Patent (EP 859841), entitled "Protein/(poly)peptide libraries," covers methods for the construction of synthetic, fully modular human antibody libraries based on consensus sequences.
06; Madison, WI, USA) to determine the consensus sequences.
In contrast, the consensus sequences of the 2 major ITS2 branches exhibited discrepancies in 18 nucleotide positions out of 618, corresponding to a variation of 2.
Vical's vaccine contains three individual plasmids encoding consensus sequences of two highly-conserved influenza virus proteins -- nucleoprotein (NP) and ion channel protein (M2) -- and a hemagglutinin (HA) surface protein from the H5N1 influenza virus strain, A/Vietnam/1203/04.
The query sequence was compared with the consensus sequences of HBV genotypes A to G in the Trugene HBV Module of the OpenGene software to determine the HBV genotype of the sample.
The United States Patent, 6,300,064), entitled "Protein/(poly)peptide libraries" covers methods for the construction of synthetic, fully modular human antibody libraries based on in silico consensus sequences.
Weiner's laboratory has developed consensus sequences and antigens for key HIV, HCV, HPV, and Influenza proteins that offer coverage across different viral sub-types or taxonomic groups.
au), consensus sequences were obtained by using SeqMan II (http:// www.