Bioinformatics For Dummies
Were you always curious about biology but were afraid to sit through long hours of dense reading? Did you like the subject when you were in high school but had other plans after you graduated? Now you can explore the human genome and analyze DNA without ever leaving your desktop!
Bioinformatics For Dummies is packed with valuable information that introduces you to this exciting new discipline. This easy-to-follow guide leads you step by step through every bioinformatics task that can be done over the Internet. Forget long equations, computer-geek gibberish, and installing bulky programs that slow down your computer. You’ll be amazed at all the things you can accomplish just by logging on and following these trusty directions. You get the tools you need to:
This up-to-date second edition includes newly created and popular databases and Internet programs as well as multiple new genomes. It provides tips for using servers and places to seek resources to find out about what’s going on in the bioinformatics world. Bioinformatics For Dummies will show you how to get the most out of your PC and the right Web tools so you’ll be searching databases and analyzing sequences like a pro!
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its a wonderful companion for those who wants to get a taste of bioinformatics on their own. A must have for beginners.
A good bioinformatics book designed for anybody who is willing to get a basic concept about this new world of science. Writing language is simple and easy to follow. I will recommend all, to start with this book. Both authors have used their years of experience to bring out the best.
How Most People Use Bioinformatics
A Survival Guide to Bioinformatics 67 Chapter 3 Using Nucleotide Sequence Databases
Using Protein and Specialized Sequence Databases
Working with a Single DNA Sequence
Beyond This Chapter
Working with a Single Protein Sequence
Comparing Two Sequences
Building a Multiple Sequence Alignment
Editing and Publishing Alignments
Becoming a Specialist Advanced
Working with RNA
Building Phylogenetic Trees
The Ten Okay Twelve Commandments for Using Servers
Some Useful Bioinformatics Resources