divergent sequence

divergent sequence

[də′vər·jənt ′sē·kwəns]
(mathematics)
A sequence which does not converge.
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However, a highly divergent sequence of DENV-1, which was isolated from a patient who had vacationed in Brunei, was recently reported (7).
Basic Local Alignment Search Tool searches to GenBank with the --650 bp of unambiguous mtCOI sequence from the two divergent sequences lacking overlapping peaks indicated these sequences had 93% identity to bases 1-542 of two m-mtCOI haplotypes from Mytella charruana reported by Alves et al.
Finally, seventeen divergent sequences, representing each of the families/taxa were selected to study the specific regions of positive vis-a-vis negative selection.
To remove highly divergent sequences, BLASTCLUST (http://toolkit.
The scientists plan to "match the DNA sequence of the passenger pigeon with that of its close relative, the band-tailed pigeon" and "stamp out the divergent sequences from the band-tailed pigeon genome and replace them with synthesized passenger pigeon genetic material.
It also implies that recombination has a significant impact on the generation of diversity in HIV-1, bringing together new combinations of quite divergent sequences, and perhaps enabling evolutionary "leaps" that are not achievable by simple accumulation of substitutions.
The apparently higher levels of variation found among ORFs within genotype M is mostly caused by the comparatively divergent sequences obtained from Pteropus vampyrus (NiV/MY/BA/2010/MY; accession no.
Assay 1 (Table 1) was replaced by assay 2 (Table 2) after the characterization of additional THV strains indicated divergent sequences.
Divergent sequences between multiple overlapping contigs in these 6 regions indicated at least 2 different strains.
Primers directed to more divergent sequences, such as the dsb gene, should be utilized in place of, or in addition to, 16S rRNA gene PCR (14).
The most divergent sequences differ by 24 nt (A/NT/60/68/29C vs.