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Calculation of percentage similarity between bacterial species given their base sequence

How can you calculate % similarity between the following bacterial species using their base sequence as follows; Bacillus cereus AGUCCAGAGC B. subtilis GUAAAAGAGC B. brevis AGCGGAGAGC B. anthracis ACGUUAGAGC

2 months ago

Personal Protective Equipment

ashraf musa commented:

hi Sebastian i work at hospital laboratory PPE policies in our lab are as following : for microbiology lab where we are processing high infectious materials it,s prohibited to initiate processing samples ...

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What are the biggest challenges for Laboratory Microbiology in the tropics?

There are quite a number of challenges facing microbiology in the tropics,just to mention a few 1. Inappropriate funds allocation 2.Poor infrastrusture for proper and upto standard laboratory operations. 3.Lack of proper ...

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