Another term for full stop (as a punctuation mark).
- The asterisk means that the residues in that column are identical in all sequences in the alignment; the colon means that conserved substitutions have been observed; the full point means that semi-conserved substitutions are observed.
- In the latter case, give the reference in brackets below the quotation, with no full point after it.
- A longer quotation should close with a full point and any page reference should be placed after the full point.
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Line breaks: full point
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