Table 4Position penalties for SSO nucleotide mismatches


Match score calculation for SSO probes.
A 20-mer SSO anneals to a mismatched DNA. Both probe and template are shown in the sense orientation. The substitution of T with C leads to the probe-template mismatch T-G with a penalty of 0.42 (refer to Table 2).
This position has a 70% influence on the overall probe reactivity.
The overall probe score is 1 − (0.7 × 0.42) = 0.71.

From: Chapter 11, The Major Histocompatibility Complex Database, dbMHC

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