Chapter 15. Comparative Genome Analysis

  1. Andreas D. Baxevanis2 and
  2. B. F. Francis Ouellette3
  1. Michael Y. Galperin and
  2. Eugene V. Koonin

Published Online: 11 JAN 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471223921.ch15

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

Galperin, M. Y. and Koonin, E. V. (2001) Comparative Genome Analysis, 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.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    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. National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, 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:

  • genome sequencing;
  • genome analysis;
  • comparative genomics;
  • metabolic pathways;
  • genome annotation

Summary

This chapter presents a discussion of the importance of the sequencing of complete genomes in making comparative discoveries in incomplete genomes. Problems for additional study appear at the conclusion of the chapter.