Needleman and Wunsch Algorithm

Written by richa January 10, 2013

1)This algorithm helps in sequence comparison whether DNA or protein

2) It gives a similarity score which if maximized gives a "maximum match"

3)We get  a maximum match by searching for maximum no. of residues that match other sequence by allowing maximum no. of deletions

4)This algorithm is used to find a global ar whole sequence match

5)It is based on  matrix method of calculation


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