Bioinformatics for Dummies

ISBN: 0-7645-1696-5

Author(s): Jean-Michel Claverie and Cedric Notredame



    Part I: Getting Started in Bioinformatics.

  1. Finding Out What Bioinformatics Can Do for You.
  2. How Most People Use Bioinformatics.

    Part II: A Survival Guide to Bioinformatics.

  3. Using Nucleotide Sequence Databases.
  4. Using Protein and Specialized Sequence Databases.
  5. Working with a Single DNA Sequence.
  6. Working with a Single Protein Sequence.

    Part III: Becoming a Pro in Sequence Analysis.

  7. Similarity Searches on Sequence Databases.
  8. Comparing Two Sequences.
  9. Building a Multiple Sequence Alignment.
  10. Editing and Publishing Alignments.

    Part IV: Becoming a Specialist: Advanced Bioinformatics Techniques.

  11. Working with Protein 3-D Structures.
  12. Working with RNA.
  13. Building Phylogenetic Trees.

    Part V: The Part of Tens.

  14. The Ten Commandments When Using Servers.
  15. Some Useful Bioinformatics Resources.


Paperback, 480 pages; January 2003; John-Wiley