Dictionary of Bioinformatics and Computational BiologyISBN: 0471436224; 9780471436225;
Book DescriptionRecent developments in molecular biology, genomics, proteomics, and other areas have produced a wealth of experimental data on sequences and three-dimensional structures of biological macromolecules. As a result, the employment of variouscomputational methods of analysis to obtain useful information is now a major new discipline: bioinformatics. The Dictionary of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology provides a vital reference for important terms, offering students and researchers a convenient summary of the core knowledge of the field. With concise and accurate definitions of over 600 words, phrases, and concepts, this volume: * Offers thorough A-Z coverage * Lists references and Internet links * Incorporates cross-referencing throughout * Features a comprehensive index of topics Anyone working in basic sciences and clinical research today will find the Dictionary of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology to be an...