BIOS Instant Notes in Bioinformatics

2nd Edition

By Charlie Hodgman, Andrew French, David Westhead

© 2010 – Taylor & Francis

354 pages | 180 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9780415394949
pub: 2009-08-21
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About the Book

The second edition of Instant Notes in Bioinformatics introduced the readers to the themes and terminology of bioinformatics. It is divided into three parts: the first being an introduction to bioinformatics in biology; the second covering the physical, mathematical, statistical and computational basis of bioinformatics, using biological examples wherever possible; the third describing applications, giving specific detail and including data standards. The applications covered are sequence analysis and annotation, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolite study, supramolecular organization, systems biology and the integration of-omic data, physiology, image analysis, and text analysis.

Table of Contents

A. The Changing Face of Research Biology

B. Definitions of Bioinformatics

C. Essentials of Physics

D. Data and Databases

E. Data Categories

F. Computation

G. Probability and Statistics

H. Modelling and Mathematical Techniques

I. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

J. Genomes and Other Sequences

K. Transcriptomics

L. Proteins and Proteomics

M. Metabolomics

N. Supramolecular Organization

O. Biochemical Dynamics

P. Physiology

Q. Image Analysis

R. Text Analysis.

About the Authors

Dr David Westheand and Dr Howard Parish, School of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Leeds

About the Series

Instant Notes

The Instant Notes series provides concise coverage of each subject, providing easy access to essential information. Each book:

  • focuses on core information
  • enables the reader to grasp the subject quickly and easily
  • offers a structural approach to learning
  • provides the essential facts with detailed explanations and clear illustrations.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI010000
SCIENCE / Biotechnology
SCI029000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics