Volume 8 2009

Computing for Comparative Microbial Genomics

Bioinformatics for Microbiologists

ISBN: 978-1-84800-254-8 (Print) 978-1-84800-255-5 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIV

  2. Introductions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      Sequences as Biological Information: Cells Obey the Laws of Chemistry and Physics

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      Pages 19-35

      Bioinformatics for Microbiologists: An Introduction

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      Pages 37-51

      Microbial Genome Sequences: A New Era in Microbiology

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      Pages 53-67

      An Overview of Genome Databases

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      Pages 69-91

      The Challenges of Programming: A Brief Introduction

  3. Comparative Genomics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-109

      Methods to Compare Genomes The First Examples

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      Pages 111-135

      Genomic Properties: Length, Base Composition and DNA Structures

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      Pages 137-150

      Word Frequencies and Repeats

  4. Transcriptomics and Proteomics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Pages 153-166

      Transcriptomics: Translated and Untranslated RNA

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      Pages 167-187

      Expression of Genes and Proteins

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      Pages 189-210

      Of Proteins, Genomes, and Proteomes

  5. Microbial Communities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 211-211

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      Pages 213-228

      Microbial Communities: Core and Pan-Genomics

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      Pages 229-242

      Metagenomics of Microbial Communities

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      Pages 243-256

      Evolution of Microbial Communities; or, On the Origins of Bacterial Species

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 257-270