Genomic signature

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The genomic signature refers to the characteristic frequency of oligonucleotides in a genome or sequence.[1] It has been observed that the genomic signature of phylogenetically related genomes is similar.[2]

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  1. ^ Karlin, S and Burge, C. Dinucleotide relative abundance extremes: a genomic signature. Trends in Genetics. 1995. 11(7):283-290.
  2. ^ Karlin, S and Ladunga, I. Comparisons of eukaryotic genomic sequences. PNAS. 1994. 91(26):12832-12836.