# FINDING OPTIMAL AND GLOBAL ALIGNMENTS

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Sequence Alignments:

Consider the sequences S1 = TACGGGTAT and S2 = GGACGTACG. Assume that the match score is 1, mismatch score is -1, and gap penalty is d = -2.

a. Find an optimal global alignment

b. Final an optimal local alignment).

Scoring Alignments:

Given the following alignments of three sequences, what is the sum-of-pairs score? Assume that the scoring system: match score = 1, mismatch score = -2, gap score = -4 (20 points).

ACCTCTGTC

AC -TGTAAC

ACCTGT- AC

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