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Python’s random module makes it extremely easy to generate random DNA bases.
import random dna = ["A","G","C","T"] #output a random base print(random.choice(dna))
Now to generate a specific number of random bases, all we have to do is use Python’s range function:
import random dna = ["A","G","C","T"] #initialise empty string #this is where the bases will be added as they are generated random_sequence='' # We'll create a string of 100 random bases for i in range(0,100): random_sequence+=random.choice(dna) print(random_sequence)
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Computational biology PhD candidate at the Australian National University. I love writing (both articles and software), learning more about the world around us, and beekeeping. I also write for BioSky.co