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Bioinformatics for Biologists

By: Rolf Apweiler, Louis J Gross, Eberhard O Voit, Alison M Etheridge and Maini

356 pages, 200 black & white illustrations

Chapman & Hall (CRC Press)

Hardback | Jul 2009 | #182470 | ISBN-13: 9781584885030
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Provides comprehensive information about bioinformatics and the most popular molecular biological databases for biologists without strong background in informatics who use biological databases and bioinformatics tools in their work. This book offers an introduction to bioinformatics and its areas of application. It presents practical approaches of how to model an appropriate database system, examining the strengths and pitfalls of different databases and analysis methods. Written by biologists for biologists, this text includes important web addresses, methods of access to various tools, references, and clear examples for the use of bioinformatics tools.


Introduction to Bioinformatics. Molecular Biology Databases. Database Modeling. Text-based Database Searches. Sequence-based Database Searches. Multiple Sequence Alignment. Gene Prediction. Protein Classification and Structure Prediction. Genome Analysis. Proteome Analysis.

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