Bioinformatics For Dummies / Edition 1

Bioinformatics For Dummies / Edition 1

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by Jean-Michel Claverie, Cedric Notredame
     
 

Search databases and analyze sequences like a pro

Get the most out of your PC and the Web with the right tools

Explore the human genome and analyze DNA — without leaving your desktop! All it takes is the basics of molecular biology and the wealth of information in this friendly guide. You'll discover the online tools and useful tips you need

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Overview

Search databases and analyze sequences like a pro

Get the most out of your PC and the Web with the right tools

Explore the human genome and analyze DNA — without leaving your desktop! All it takes is the basics of molecular biology and the wealth of information in this friendly guide. You'll discover the online tools and useful tips you need to ask the right questions, analyze sequences, and compare results. It's a plain-English introduction to the field!

Discover how to

  • Do biological research online
  • Use gene-centric databases
  • Visualize proteins in 3-D
  • Interpret and analyze sequences
  • Produce and publish results

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764516962
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/22/2003
Series:
For Dummies Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started in Bioinformatics.

Chapter 1: Finding Out What Bioinformatics Can Do for You.

Chapter 2: How Most People Use Bioinformatics.

Part II: A Survival Guide to Bioinformatics.

Chapter 3: Using Nucleotide Sequence Databases.

Chapter 4: Using Protein and Specialized Sequence Databases.

Chapter 5: Working with a Single DNA Sequence.

Chapter 6: Working with a Single Protein Sequence.

Part III: Becoming a Pro in Sequence Analysis.

Chapter 7: Similarity Searches on Sequence Databases.

Chapter 8: Comparing Two Sequences.

Chapter 9: Building a Multiple Sequence Alignment.

Chapter 10: Editing and Publishing Alignments.

Part IV: Becoming a Specialist: Advanced Bioinformatics Techniques.

Chapter 11: Working with Protein 3-D Structures.

Chapter 12: Working with RNA.

Chapter 13: Building Phylogenetic Trees.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 14: The Ten Commandments When Using Servers.

Chapter 15: Some Useful Bioinformatics Resources.

Glossary.

Index.

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