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Handbook of Comparative Genomics: Principles and Methodology

Handbook of Comparative Genomics: Principles and Methodology

Cecilia Saccone, Graziano Pesole

ISBN: 978-0-471-39128-9

Feb 2003

442 pages

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This comprehensive reference covers the comparative methodology involved in studying molecular evolution. Providing a practical introduction to the role of bioinformatics in comparative genomics, this publication further discusses the basic technology used in genome sequencing projects and provides an overview of genome storage databases currently in use.

This timely and cutting-edge text also:

  • Reviews the basic principles of genomics and gene expression analysis
  • Discusses analytic methods in proteomics and transcriptomics
  • Includes a comprehensive list of Web resource

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SECTION I: GENOME FEATURES.

Preface.

The Prokaryotic Genome.

Eukaryotes.

Organelles.

SECTION II: METHODOLOGIES.

Molecular Biology Techniques for Genomics.

Biological Databases.

Computatonal Methods for the Analysis of Genome Sequence Data.

SECTION III: COMPARATIVE GENOMICS.

Molecular Evolution.

Molecular Phylogeny.

Appendix I.
""…an excellent addition to the field of comparative genomics."" (ASM News, December 2004)

“...will provide interesting reading and perspective to almost everyone involved in biological sciences.” (Quarterly Review of Biology, March 2004)

""...certainly deserves a place in institutional libraries...depth of material covered is right for the busy scientist...precise and detailed..."" (Briefings in Functional Genomics & Proteomics, Vol 2(4), February 2004)

""...this book gives an illuminating look at the study of genomes through their sequence..."" (Human Genomics, January 2004)

""...covers basic and applied problems in the emerging field of comparative functional genomics..."" (Genetic Engineering News, Vol 23(14), 2003)