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Computational Methods for Understanding Bacterial and Archaeal Genomes
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Computational Methods for Understanding Bacterial and Archaeal Genomes

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Xu, Ying; Gogarten, J. Peter
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co, Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-860-94982-1
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This comprehensive volume includes a collection of cohesively written chapters on prokaryotic genomes, their organization and evolution, the information they encode, and the computational approaches needed to derive such information.

Over 500 prokaryotic genomes have been sequenced to date, and thousands more have been planned for the next few years. While these genomic sequence data provide unprecedented opportunities for biologists to study the world of prokaryotes, they also raise extremely challenging issues such as how to decode the rich information encoded in these genomes.

A comparative view of bacterial and archaeal genomes, and how information is encoded differently in them, is presented. Combining theoretical discussions and computational techniques, the book serves as a valuable introductory textbook for graduate-level microbial genomics and informatics courses.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co, Inc.
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Xu, Ying; Gogarten, J. Peter
  • ISBN: 978-1-860-94982-1
  • Specialty:
    Bioinformatics
    Microbiology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 496
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2008

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