In this chapter, we considered a computer program that translates aDNA sequence into a polypeptide sequence. Instead of runningthis program, a researcher could simply look the codons up in agenetic code table and determine the sequence by hand. What arethe advantages of running the program rather than doing the translationthe old-fashioned way, by hand?

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In this chapter, we considered a computer program that translates a
DNA sequence into a polypeptide sequence. Instead of running
this program, a researcher could simply look the codons up in a
genetic code table and determine the sequence by hand. What are
the advantages of running the program rather than doing the translation
the old-fashioned way, by hand?

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