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A Computer Scientists Guide to Cell Biology

Publication year: 2007

ISBN: 978-0-387-48278-1

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This practical guide provides a succinct treatment of the general concepts of cell biology, furnishing the computer scientist with the tools necessary to read and understand current literature in the field.After a brief introduction to cell biology, the text focuses on the principles behind the most-widely used experimental procedures and mechanisms, relating them to well-understood concepts in computer science. The presentation of the material has been prepared for the reader’s quick grasp of the topic: comments on nomenclature and background notes can be ascertained at a glance, and essential vocabulary is boldfaced throughout the text for easy identification.

Subject: Computer Science, bioinformatics, biology, complexity, gene expression, genes, learning, machine learning, molecular biology, molecular mechanisms, programming, tools