kmer

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Etymology[edit]

k +‎ -mer

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kmer (plural kmers)

  1. (genetics) A motif of length "k"
    • 2015, Shanmuga Sozhamannan et al., “Evaluation of Signature Erosion in Ebola Virus Due to Genomic Drift and Its Impact on the Performance of Diagnostic Assays”, in Viruses[1], volume 7, DOI:10.3390/v7062763:
      BioVelocity could not run on normal cluster architectures with limited memory, or would take orders of magnitude longer if secondary storage were used for the kmer hash tables.

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