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Bioinformatics and Genome Analysis
By H. W. Mewes (editor), B. Weiss (editor) and H. Seidel (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Springer Verlag
Publication date December 26, 2012
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9783662047491
ISBN-10 3662047497
Original list price $99.00
Other format details sci/tech
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Bioinformatics is emerging as a field with ever-increasing promise, ur gency, and necessity. All three of these facets can be seen in the con text of the recent sequencing of the human genome. The creation of a novel algorithm for the assembly of whole genome shotgun data sets accelerated the project and resulted in its near completion in 2001. The urgency became apparent with the landslide of data that ensued and the realization that current databases and tool sets are not up to the task. Finally, the necessity of bioinformatics as a facet of molecular biologi cal research becomes evident in the impossibility of individual human comprehension of all the details of the functioning of a cell at the mo lecular level, especially now that we stand on the edge of this preci pice. We find ourselves at a time when we have the essentially complete genomes of human and mouse, and the completed sequences of Droso phila melanogaster, Caenorhabditis elegans, several fungi including Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and many bacteria including Escherichia coli. There are volumes of mRNA expression data sets, high-density maps of highly variable SNPs for both human and mouse, physical marker maps for many other important agricultural and drug trial ani mals, and a complete knock-out survey of yeast. In addition, the se quencing of D. pseudoobscura and Caenorhabditis briggsae in the near future will provide unusual comparative genomic insights.

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from Springer Verlag (July 1, 2002)
9783540428930 | details & prices | 296 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $99.00
About: This text provides insight into all important fields in bioinformatics including sequence analysis; expression analysis; structural biology; proteomics; and network analysis.
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With H. W. Mewes (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Springer Verlag (December 26, 2012)
9783662047491 | details & prices | List price $99.00
About: Bioinformatics is emerging as a field with ever-increasing promise, ur gency, and necessity.

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