Genome Sequence Analysis
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Copyright © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. All rights reserved.
How to Cite
DeAngelis, M. M. and Batzer, M. A. 2001. Genome Sequence Analysis. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
The human genome has an estimated 40 000–100 000 genes dispersed throughout 3.5 billion nucleotides of sequence. DNA sequences are inherently complex and a number of computational tools are required to analyse the genomic sequences of eukaryotic, bacterial and model organisms.
- human genome;
- expressed sequence tags;
- DNA sequencing;
- coding regions;
- basic local alignment search tool (BLAST);
- Gene Recognition and Analysis Internet Link (GRAIL);