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Figure 6 | Algorithms for Molecular Biology

Figure 6

From: Back-translation for discovering distant protein homologies in the presence of frameshift mutations

Figure 6

Sequence divergence by frameshift mutation. Two proteins are encoded on the same DNA sequence, on different reading frames; at some point, the sequence was duplicated and the two copies diverged independently; we assume that the two coding sequences undergo, in their independent evolution, synonymous and non-synonymous point mutations, or full codon insertions and removals.

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