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Definition of «Bioinformatics»


Bioinformatics: The sum of the computational approaches to analyze, manage, and store biological data. Bioinformatics involves the analysis of biological information using computers and statistical techniques, the science of developing and utilizing computer databases and algorithms to accelerate and enhance biological research.

Bioinformatics is used in analyzing genomes, proteomes (protein sequences), three-dimensional modeling of biomolecules and biologic systems, etc.

Training in informatics requires backgrounds in molecular biology and computer science, including database design and analytical approaches.

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  • Bioinformatics Organization - Bioinformatics.Org

    Bioinformatics community open to all people. Strong emphasis on open access to biological information as well as Free and Open Source software.

  • bioinformatics: Definition from Answers.com

    Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary ( bī ' ō-ĭn ' fər-măt ' ĭks ) n. (used with a sing. verb) The use of computer science, mathematics, and information ...

  • Bioinformatics

    Bioinformatics aims to publish high quality, peer-reviewed, original scientific papers and excellent review articles in the fields of computational molecular biology ...

  • Bioinformatics Factsheet - National Center for Biotechnology ...

    NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical ...

  • BioinformaticsOnline.org

    Bioinformatics Sequence and Genome Analysis, Second Edition. Welcome to the Web site that will accompany Bioinformatics: Sequence and Genome Analysis, Second Edition.

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