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Glossary Term Identity
Definition In comparison of nucleic acid or protein sequences, the extent to which two sequences have the same nucleotide or amino acid at equivalent positions, usually expressed as a percentage.
See also Similarity.

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last database update
10/08/2014
MGI 5.20
The Jackson Laboratory