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By Frederic Dardel, Francois Kepes

This e-book is a wonderful introductory textual content describing using bioinformatics to investigate genomic and post-genomic info. it's been translated from the unique renowned French variation, which was once in accordance with a path taught on the well-respected ?cole Polytechnique in Palaiseau. This version has been absolutely revised and up to date by means of the authors.After a quick creation to gene constitution and series choice, it describes the suggestions used to spot genes, their protein-coding sequences and regulatory areas. The e-book discusses the method of comparative genomics, utilizing details from diverse organisms to infer information regarding unknown sequences. there's a accomplished bankruptcy on constitution prediction, overlaying either RNA and protein. eventually, the publication describes the complicated networks of RNA and protein that exist in the phone and their interactions, finishing with a dialogue of the simulation ways that may be used to version those networks.Praise from the reviews:“In context of the recent advancements the genomic period has introduced, Bioinformatics: Genomics and Post-Genomics turns into a basic and critical source for undergraduate and early graduate students…insightfully authored…will immensely aid students…in developing very important foundations whereas shaping their careers.” e-newsletter, BRITISH SOCIETY OF cellphone BIOLOGY

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Homology by pieces: the ultra-rapid BLAST method In order to further improve efficiency, another approach was developed specifically for use in aligning protein sequences. Like the Needleman & Wunsch algorithm, FASTP is an overall alignment method. The homology sought often may be weak and localized, hence difficult to detect by the two methods mentioned above. BLAST (Basic Local-Alignment Search Tool) is a heuristic method specifically developed to compare an unknown protein sequence with a set of sequences found in protein databases.

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It was even necessary to introduce two gaps into the androsterone receptor sequence to continue aligning it with the sequence of the other receptor. Again however, the resemblance is significant, since the protein involved is also a nuclear receptor, whose ligand this time is thyroid hormone, which although not a steroid sex hormone, explains why the resemblance is more distant. 2 Comparison of the amino acid sequence of the human androsterone receptor DNAbinding region (upper lines) with the sequences of three other proteins.

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