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# Read the file and get the DNA string
file = open("sample_dna.txt", "r")
dna = file.read()
# Print the original DNA string
print "DNA String: ", dna
# Create dictionary of complementing nucleobase pairs
comp_pairs = {"A" : "T", "T" : "A", "G" : "C", "C" : "G"}
complementing_strand = ""
# Generate the complementing strand
for i in range (len(dna)-1, -1, -1):
complementing_strand += comp_pairs[dna[i]]
# Print the complementing strand
print "Complement: ", complementing_strand
# End of program
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@Vini2 Vini2 commented Aug 11, 2017

Complementing a Strand of DNA
Solution for problem at ROSALIND.info

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