Concise Encyclopaedia of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Author: John M. Hancock,Marketa J. Zvelebil

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118598156

Category: Science

Page: 824

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Concise Encyclopaedia of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 2nd Edition is a fully revised and updated version of this acclaimed resource. The book provides definitions and often explanations of over 1000 words, phrases and concepts relating to this fast-moving and exciting field, offering a convenient, one-stop summary of the core knowledge in the area. This second edition is an invaluable resource for students, researchers and academics.


(Genomics, Proteomics and Drug Discovery)


Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120347854

Category: Science

Page: 648

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Designed as a text for students and professionals pursuing careers in the fields of molecular biology, pharmacy and bioinformatics, the fourth edition continues to offer a fascinating and authoritative treatment of the entire spectrum of bioinformatics, covering a wide range of high-throughput technologies. In this edition, four new chapters are included and two chapters are updated. As a student-friendly text, it embodies several pedagogic features such as detailed examples, chapter-end problems, numerous tables, a large number of diagrams, flow charts, a comprehensive glossary and an up-to-date bibliography. This book should prove an invaluable asset to students and researchers in the fields of bioinformatics, biotechnology, computer-aided drug design, information technology, medical diagnostics, molecular biology and pharmaceutical industry. NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION: • Includes four new chapters—Introduction to Biological Databases, Introduction to Phylogenetic, Methods of Phylogenic analysis and RNA Predict. • Updates chapters on Information Search and Data Retrieval and Alignment of Multiple Sequences. • Incorporates Problem Sets containing more than 250 problems and Multiple Choice Questions so that students can test their knowledge and understanding. Key Features • State-of-the-art technologies for gene identification, molecular modeling and monitoring of cellular processes • Data mining, analysis, classification, interpretation and efficient structure determination of genomes and proteomes • Importance of cell cycle for discovering new drug targets and their ligands • Computer-aided drug design and ADME-Tox property prediction Companion website provides useful resources for the teachers as well as for the students.