The Internet for Molecular Biologists: A Practical Approach by Clare E. Sansom

The Internet for Molecular Biologists: A Practical Approach

EditorClare E. Sansom, Robert M. Horton

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Thanks to communication technologies, and particularly the Internet, we now take immediate access to enormous quantities of information for granted. And thanks to "the new biology", building on the genome projects, some scientists are predicting that cures for the majority of known diseasescould be readily available within two generations. This book aims to help the practitioners of the second revolution, the molecular biologists who are more at home at a laboratory bench than in front of a computer keyboard, to use the Internet more effectively. Sansom and Horton provide a broadintroduction to using Internet based computing resources to support research in molecular biology. After surveying the core databases and other online resources, the focus shifts to tools and techniques for exploiting and authoring Internet-distributed information. Later chapters provide detailedexamples of how technologies such as molecular visualisation, VRML and XSLT can be applied to biological problems.

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Clare E. Sansom, Ph.D. School of Crystallography, Birkbeck College, London WC1E 7HX, UK +44 207 631 6800 +44 207 631 6803 c.sansom@mail.cryst.bbk.ac.uk Teaching Fellow, Birkbeck College, London, UK; freelance bioinformatics consultant and science writerMember of the Institute of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (ILTHE) A...
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Title:The Internet for Molecular Biologists: A Practical ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:274 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.65 inPublished:November 17, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Sansom: Preface1. Bibliographic databases2. Sequence databases and analysis sites3. Medical genetic resources in the genome era4. Carollo: Agricultural Biotechnology5. Strimmer and Robertson: Inference and Applications of Molecular Phylogenies: An Introductory Guide6. Vize: Internet tools for cell and developmental biologists7. Atherton, Gore-Langton, Kondu, Hoon Lau and leifer: Internet Collaboration8. Lu and Woodgett: Laboratory web sites: how to disseminate information, make friends and influence people9. Martz and Driscoll: Introduction to Macromolecular Visualization10. Amon: Biological Applications of Virtual Reality11. Horton: Web scripting for Molecular Biologists: an Introduction to PERL and XML