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Bioinformatics in Cancer and Cancer Therapy

  • Gavin J. Gordon

Part of the Cancer Drug Discovery and Development book series (CDD&D)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-9
  2. Kevin K. Dobbin, Richard M. Simon
    Pages 1-11
  3. Steven A. Enkemann, James M. McLoughlin, Eric H. Jensen, Timothy J. Yeatman
    Pages 1-30
  4. Mark J. Hoenerhoff, Aleksandra M. Michalowski, Ting-Hu Qiu, Jeffery E. Green
    Pages 1-22
  5. George A. Calin, Chang-gong Liu, Manuela Ferracin, Stefano Volinia, Massimo Negrini, Carlo M. Croce
    Pages 1-12
  6. Scot Weinberger, Egisto Boschetti
    Pages 1-27
  7. Xiaofeng Zhou, Nagesh P. Rao, Steven W. Cole, David T. Wong
    Pages 1-17
  8. Anthony El-Khoueiry, Heinz Josef Lenz
    Pages 1-18
  9. Sérgia Velho, Carla Oliveira, Raquel Seruca
    Pages 1-20
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 1-6

About this book

Introduction

Bioinformatics can be loosely defined as the collection, classification, storage, and analysis of biochemical and biological information using computers and mathematical algorithms. Bioinformatics represents a marriage of biology, medicine, computer science, physics, and mathematics; fields of study that have historically existed as mutually exclusive disciplines. Edited by Gavin Gordon, Bioinformatics in Cancer and Cancer Therapy, edited by Gavin Gordon, provides an historical and technical perspective on the analytical techniques, methodologies, and platforms used in bioinformatics experiments in order to show how a bioinformatics approach has been used to characterize various cancer-related processes, and to demonstrate how a bioinformatics approach is being used to bridge basic science and the clinical arena to positively impact patient care and management.

Keywords

Bioinformatics DNA sequencing Microarray algorithms biology classification diagnosis diagnostics drug response genome leukemia mass spectrometry microarrays proteomics transcriptome

Editors and affiliations

  • Gavin J. Gordon
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Thoracic SurgeryBrigham & Women's HospitalBostonU.S.A.

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