Database Annotation in Molecular Biology: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

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This unique text provides an overview of the current status of database annotation and discusses what is required for future progress, both in terms of the skill set required and training requirements for new entrants to the field.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470856819
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/23/2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 266
  • Product dimensions: 6.83 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents


List of Contributors.

1. Annotation and Databases: Status and Prospects (M.Hoebeke, H. Chiapello, J.-F. Gibrat, Ph. Bessieres and J.Garnier).


2. Survey of Sequence Databases: Archival Projects (M.Magrane, M. Garcia-Pastor and R. Apweiler).

3. Survey of Sequence Databases: Derived Databases (M.Pruess, N. Mulder and R. Apweiler).

4. Databanks of Macromolecular Structure (H.J. Bernsteinand F.C. Bernstein).

5. Gene Expression Databases (H. Parkinson).


6. Taxonomy: a Moving Target for Sequence Data (M.I.Krichevsky).

7. Genomics and Proteomics: Design and Sources ofAnnotation (K. Mayer and G. Mannhaupt).

8. Annotation of Protein Sequences (W.C. Barker and C.H.Wu).

9. Issues in the Annotation of Protein Structures (G.J.Swaminathan, J. Tate, R. Newman, A. Hussain, J. Ionides, K. Henrickand S. Velankar).

10. Classification of Protein Function (A.M. Lesk, H.Parkinson and J.C. Whisstock).


11. Information Flow and Data Integration of Databanks(C.H. Wu and W.C. Barker).

12. Models of Database Interconnectivity(G.J.L.Kemp).

13. The European Bioinformatics Institute MacromolecularStructure Relational Database Technology (H. Boutselakis, D.Dimitriopoulos, K. Henrick, J. Ionides, M. John, P.A. Keller, P.McNeil, J. Pineda and A. Suarez-Uruena).


14. Looking Around, Looking Ahead (A.M. Lesk).


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