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# BIF401 Assignment No.01 Fall 2021 Solution / Discussion Due Date: 12-12-2021

BIF401 Assignment No.01 Fall 2021 Solution / Discussion Due Date: 12-12-2021

# Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology BIF401 – Bioinformatics – I

Assignment # 01 (Total Marks: 20)

Fall 2021

Due Date: 12th December2021

Instructions to be followed:

• Your assignment should be submitted as MS Word/Pdf document
• There is a Zero-Tolerance policy for plagiarism. Strict action will be taken in this regard.
• Submit your assignment on VU LMS Portal within the given time frame. Email assignments will not be

Question # 1:

Part (a) – (2.5 Marks) [Word Limit: 200]

Which types of issues/problems related to biological data are dealt with the “Bioinformatics”?

Part (b) – (2.5 Marks)

Which alignment method is most suited to align closely related sequences? Explain in detail (Hint: Lesson # 32 – 48)

Question # 2: (10 Marks)

Find the best global alignment, and its corresponding score between the sequences,

Sequence γ = CAATAC and Sequence β = TCGTC. Use a match score of 5, a mismatch score of -5 and a gap penalty of -5. Show your work and fill the given Matrix.

(Hint: Lesson # 35 – 40)

 T C G T C 0 C A A T A C

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