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Detect Common Features

How can I detect the common features within a DNA sequence?

Detect the Common Features

To detect the common features within a DNA sequence click Features → Detect Common Features... to open the "Detect common Features". Matching Features will be automatically detected and listed.

Hide the Full Descriptions

To see each feature in a single line, click to uncheck the Full descriptions check box. To hide the full descriptions by default, uncheck Full descriptions, then click Set as Default.

Adjust the Threshold for Detection

Use the dropdown to adjust the feature detection threshold. The feature list will update with all features that match at or above the new threshold.

Click the Set As Default button if you want to change the default threshold to the new setting.

The "Match" Column shows the percentage pairwise match for each detected feature.

Choose the Features

Uncheck any features that are not desired. The Add menu provides options for quickly checking or unchecking all of the features.

Add the Features

To add the selected features to the DNA sequence, click Add [N] Features.

View the Annotated Sequence

The DNA sequence now includes the selected features.