Sequence - Evolution - Function: Computational Approaches in Comparative Genomics
by Eugene V. Koonin, Michael Y. Galperin
Publisher: Springer 2002
Number of pages: 488
This is an introduction to the computational approaches that play a critical role in the emerging new branch of biology known as functional genomics. The book provides the reader with an understanding of the principles and approaches of functional genomics and of the potential and limitations of computational and experimental approaches to genome analysis.
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