Synopses & Reviews
Concise Encyclopaedia of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 2nd Edition is a fully revised and updated version of this acclaimed resource. The book provides definitions and often explanations of over 1000 words, phrases and concepts relating to this fast-moving and exciting field, offering a convenient, one-stop summary of the core knowledge in the area. This second edition is an invaluable resource for students, researchers and academics.
Contributors from the biology, medical, and computer side definefundamental concepts of bioinformatics and computational biology for graduate and undergraduate students and practitioners. The secondedition provides information about current computer software programs and discusses the technology and associated bioinformaticsof DNA sequencing with the advent of high-throughput (next generation) sequencing. Among the entries are: compound similarityand similarity searching; empirical pair potentials; principles of gene prediction; kin selection; operating system; and Solanacea Genomics Network.Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Table of Contents
List of Contributors ix
Entries A to Z 1
Author Index 791
Colour plate section facing p 210