Chapter 1. Bioinformatics and The Internet

  1. Andreas D. Baxevanis1 and
  2. B. F. Francis Ouellette2
  1. Andreas D. Baxevanis

Published Online: 11 JAN 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471223921.ch1

Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition

Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition

How to Cite

Baxevanis, A. D. (2001) Bioinformatics and The Internet, in Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Volume 43, Second Edition (eds A. D. Baxevanis and B. F. F. Ouellette), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471223921.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

  2. 2

    Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, Children's and Women's Health Centre of British Columbia, University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Author Information

  1. Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2002
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471383901

Online ISBN: 9780471223924

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Keywords:

  • bioinformatics;
  • internet;
  • electronic mail;
  • file transfer;
  • World Wide Web

Summary

This chapter serves as an introduction to basic Internet concepts, focusing on how biologists are using the Internet to access and disseminate biological information. It focuses on such topics as electronic mail, file transfer protocol, and the World Wide Web.