Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Proteomics: Getting the Big Picture

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Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2006 - Computers - 196 pages
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Examines how technology has transformed the study of genetics and how researchers are using computers to analyze genes and genomes in human health, disease, and development. Discusses how this research is being used to develop cures for some diseases and to learn how to prevent them.
 

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Contents

DNA Proteins and Cells
1
Genes Code for Proteins
15
The Human Genome Project
36
Why Sequence So Many Different Genomes?
64
Medicine in an Age of Proteomics
82
Using the NCBI Server to Learn About a Protein
104
More About Proteins How to Find Similar Proteins
127
Appendix A
152
A History of Biotechnology
160
Glossary
164
Notes
181
Bibliography and Further Reading
185
Websites
188
Index
189
Picture Credits
195
About the Author
196

Appendix B
154

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