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Computational and Visualization Techniques for Structural Bioinformatics Using Chimera

Forbes J. Burkowski
July 29, 2014

A Step-by-Step Guide to Describing Biomolecular Structure Computational and Visualization Techniques for Structural Bioinformatics Using Chimera shows how to perform computations with Python scripts in the Chimera environment. It focuses on the three core areas needed to study structural...

Biotechnology and Bioinformatics: Advances and Applications for Bioenergy, Bioremediation and Biopharmaceutical Research

Devarajan Thangadurai, Jeyabalan Sangeetha
July 01, 2014

Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of biotechnology, this book covers the role of targeted delivery of polymeric nanodrugs to cancer cells, microbial detoxifying enzymes in bioremediation and bacterial plasmids in antimicrobial resistance. It addresses modern trends such as pharmacogenomics,...

Bayesian Phylogenetics: Methods, Algorithms, and Applications

Ming-Hui Chen, Lynn Kuo, Paul O. Lewis
May 27, 2014

Offering a rich diversity of models, Bayesian phylogenetics allows evolutionary biologists, systematists, ecologists, and epidemiologists to obtain answers to very detailed phylogenetic questions. Suitable for graduate-level researchers in statistics and biology, Bayesian Phylogenetics: Methods,...

Medical Records Use and Abuse

Heidi Tranberg, Jem Rashbass
May 15, 2014

‘This book provides the background and practical guidance for all those of us who face challenges for the way we handle medical records. Written by a lawyer and a clinical informatician it provides the fusion between the legal issues and the practical clinical ones. There are clear explanations of...

Managing Your Biological Data with Python

Allegra Via, Kristian Rother, Anna Tramontano
March 18, 2014

Take Control of Your Data and Use Python with Confidence Requiring no prior programming experience, Managing Your Biological Data with Python empowers biologists and other life scientists to work with biological data on their own using the Python language. The book teaches them not only how to...

Microarray Image and Data Analysis: Theory and Practice

Luis Rueda
March 06, 2014

Microarray Image and Data Analysis: Theory and Practice is a compilation of the latest and greatest microarray image and data analysis methods from the multidisciplinary international research community. Delivering a detailed discussion of the biological aspects and applications of microarrays, the...

Bioinformatics: The Impact of Accurate Quantification on Proteomic and Genetic Analysis and Research

Yu Liu
February 24, 2014

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. The book introduces bioinformatic and statistical methodology and shows approaches to bias correction and error estimation. It also presents quantitative methods for genome and proteome analysis....

The Role of Bioinformatics in Agriculture

Santosh Kumar
February 14, 2014

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Advances in information technology and next generation sequencing have propelled the use of bioinformatics in agriculture, especially in the area of crop improvement. An extremely large amount of genomics data is available from plants and...

Polytope Projects

Octavian Iordache
October 15, 2013

How do you know what works and what doesn't? This book contains case studies highlighting the power of polytope projects for complex problem solving. Any sort of combinational problem characterized by a large variety of possibly complex constructions and deconstructions based on simple building...

Principles of Proteomics

Richard Twyman
September 16, 2013

Principles of Proteomics, Second Edition, provides a concise and user-friendly introduction to the diverse technologies used for the large-scale analysis of proteins, as well as their applications, and their impact in areas such as drug discovery, agriculture, and the fight against disease. ...

Telehealthcare Computing and Engineering: Principles and Design

Fei Hu
April 26, 2013

While conventional similar books focus on medical science and social aspects, this book emphasizes computing science and engineering design. This feature can help with both industry development and academic research. It book explains in detail both entire telehealthcare engineering system and...

Introduction to Biological Networks

Alpan Raval, Animesh Ray
April 24, 2013

The new research area of genomics-inspired network biology lacks an introductory book that enables both physical/computational scientists and biologists to obtain a general yet sufficiently rigorous perspective of current thinking. Filling this gap, Introduction to Biological Networks provides a...