canonical sequence


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canonical sequence

A sequence of nucleotides (DNA, RNA) or amino acids (peptides or proteins), which reflects the most common nucleotide (base) or amino acid found at a particular position on the molecule of interest.
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The canonical sequence of separating points (a, b, c, d) of a is defined as follows:
Results for each peptide are expressed as percent cleavage by furin compared with the canonical sequence.
In this section we define a family of operation sequences, called canonical, such that each operation sequence is equivalent to exactly one canonical sequence.