analyzing unknown DNA sequence and suggesting origin

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I have been given an unknown nucleotide sequence and need to analyze it using bioinformatic methods. I have already tried using getORF to look at the proteins but am not quite sure on what to do after that. I know that it is an archaea, but I was wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction of what to do.

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Hi,

Do you want to find out what these reads represent first (source genome(s))? The Metagenomic Analysis > Kraken classification tools could be a start.

From there, what tools/workflows to use depend on your larger goals. The Galaxy Training Network tutorials cover many common bioinformatics analysis methods:

#3

Hello Jennaj,

Thank you for your reply. I need to be able to suggest what the organism is, what it is related to, what genes does it have , how are they organised, structure.