Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 18 - Genomics - Review Questions - Understand: 5

Answer

B.

Work Step by Step

BLAST searches are simple searches for similar sequences in a database. These can be aligned (A.), but that is not the search itself, and C. is wrong since it is a physical, rather than a computer-based, search method. D. describes a search specifically for what may be genes, rather than just for any sequence, and so is not the best choice.
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