1. Setting the Biological Scene

  1. Michael Moorhouse1 and
  2. Paul Barry2

Published Online: 8 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020571.ch1

Bioinformatics Biocomputing and Perl: An Introduction to Bioinformatics Computing Skills and Practice

Bioinformatics Biocomputing and Perl: An Introduction to Bioinformatics Computing Skills and Practice

How to Cite

Moorhouse, M. and Barry, P. (2005) Setting the Biological Scene, in Bioinformatics Biocomputing and Perl: An Introduction to Bioinformatics Computing Skills and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020571.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Post-Doctoral Worker from Erasmus MC, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Department of Computing and Networking, Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 26 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470853313

Online ISBN: 9780470020579

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Keywords:

  • biological scene;
  • biological sequence analysis;
  • strands;
  • base pairs;
  • transcription;
  • codons;
  • Transeq tool;
  • genome sequencing;
  • sequence assembly

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled

  • Introducing Biological Sequence Analysis

  • Protein and Polypeptides

  • Generalised Models and their Use

  • The Central Dogma of Molecular Biology

  • Genome Sequencing

  • The Example DNA-gene-protein system we will use

  • Where to from Here