NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

NISCAIR ONLINE PERIODICALS REPOSITORY (NOPR)  >
NISCAIR PUBLICATIONS >
Research Journals >
Indian Journal of Biotechnology (IJBT) >
IJBT Vol.02 [2003] >
IJBT Vol.02(2) [April 2003] >


Title: Bioinformatics: Advancing Biotechnology through Information Technology Part II: In silico Gene Prediction
Authors: Adak, Sudeshna
Keywords: Homology
Ab initio
Synteny
EST
Genome annotation
Issue Date: Apr-2003
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: The paper reviews computational tools and algorithms for in silico genome annotation and, in particular, the Bioinformatics resources available for in silico gene prediction. Gene prediction requires a combination of algorithms with different types of biological databases and the author intends to provide the biologist or biotechnology researcher an insight into the use of these methods. The explosion of information seen in molecular biology has created a veritable maze, through which careful navigation is required for research and innovation in biotechnology. Online databases have given scientists and researchers across the world access to unimaginable volumes of biologically relevant data. Bioinformatics, a truly multidisciplinary science, aims to bring the benefits of computer technologies to bear in understanding the biology of life itself. In this second paper of a three part series, the tremendous value of gene prediction algorithms is discussed, in the context of transforming raw biological sequence data into biologically useful knowledge. It is the first step in harnessing the biological data arising out of the genome projects into a new and improved understanding of biology of organisms.
Page(s): 159-174
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-0967 (Online); 0972-5849 (Print)
Source:IJBT Vol.02(2) [April 2003]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
IJBT 2(2) 159-174.pdf3.16 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 539 
Recommend this item

 

National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  NISCAIR Website |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2012 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 606944 since 06-Feb-2009  Last updated on 31-Oct-2014Webmaster: nopr@niscair.res.in