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Published: 16 January 2014

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780199658565

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Building Bioinformatics Solutions

Second Edition

Conrad Bessant, Darren Oakley, and Ian Shadforth

  • Platform independent: suitable for readers running Windows, Linux or Mac OS
  • No commercial software is required as the book is entirely based on open source tools: Perl, R and SQL
  • Broad coverage of biological applications including sequence analysis, micro array informatics and proteomics
  • Illustration of key concepts using examples from real biological data and applications
  • A practical problem-solving focus ensures the book is ideal for graduate courses
  • Assumes no prior programming experience

New to this Edition:

  • Now contains more bioinformatics-specific content
  • Includes a new chapter on good software engineering practices to help people working in teams

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