Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2014

400 Pages

10.4 x 7.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199651566

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Introduction to Bioinformatics

Fourth Edition

Arthur Lesk

  • Aimed primarily at a biological audience, it is ideal for those without detailed prior knowledge of programming who are encountering bioinformatics for the first time.
  • Frequent examples, self-test questions, problems, and exercises are incorporated throughout the text to encourage self-directed learning.
  • Emphasizes the practical applications of the subject to a wide range of disciplines, such as molecular biology, medicine, forensic science, and anthropology.
  • Invaluable information retrieval techniques and data calculations are covered to enable the reader to carry out their own research on the Web.
  • The Online Resource Center includes data sets and Web-based problems, alongside guidance for answering the problems and exercises in the book.

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