Introduction to Bioinformatics
by Sabu M. Thampi
Publisher: arXiv 2009
Number of pages: 155
Bioinformatics is a new discipline that addresses the need to manage and interpret the data that in the past decade was massively generated by genomic research. This discipline represents the convergence of genomics, biotechnology and information technology, and encompasses analysis and interpretation of data, modeling of biological phenomena, and development of algorithms and statistics. This book presents an introduction to bioinformatics.
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