# Applied Bioinformatics: An Introduction by Professor Paul M. Selzer Ph.D, Richard J. Marhöfer Ph.D,

By Professor Paul M. Selzer Ph.D, Richard J. Marhöfer Ph.D, Andreas Rohwer Ph.D (eds.)

Confused by means of cryptic desktop courses, algorithms and formulae?

In this booklet, an individual who can function a laptop, typical software program and the net will discover ways to comprehend the organic foundation of bioinformatics of the lifestyles in addition to the resource and availability of bioinformatics software program the right way to follow those instruments and interpret effects with confidence.

This is aided by means of introductory chapters to special facets of bioinformatics, specific bioinformatics routines, together with ideas and a word list of definitions and terminology in terms of bioinformatics.

Quickly discover ways to deal with bioinformatics!

By Professor Paul M. Selzer Ph.D, Richard J. Marhöfer Ph.D, Andreas Rohwer Ph.D (eds.)

Confused by means of cryptic desktop courses, algorithms and formulae?

In this booklet, an individual who can function a laptop, typical software program and the net will discover ways to comprehend the organic foundation of bioinformatics of the lifestyles in addition to the resource and availability of bioinformatics software program the right way to follow those instruments and interpret effects with confidence.

This is aided by means of introductory chapters to special facets of bioinformatics, specific bioinformatics routines, together with ideas and a word list of definitions and terminology in terms of bioinformatics.

Quickly discover ways to deal with bioinformatics!

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Identical with the command man -k. 19 20 Computers, Operating Systems and the Internet cat cd cp ﬁle grep cat [options] Displays the content of the indicated files on the screen. fas on the screen. fas. fas cd Changes the current directory. Example: Change to the directory/usr/people/jdoe. cd /usr/people/jdoe cp [options] cp [options] Copy ﬁle1 to ﬁle2 or copy several ﬁles into a directory. fas in the directory /scratch. fas file [options] Shows the ﬁle type according to the data it contains.

Fas. fas Count the number of ﬁles in the current directory. 7 The History of Bioinformatics The ﬁrst algorithm for comparison of protein or DNA sequences was published by Needleman and Wunsch in 1970 (see Chap. 4). Bioinformatics is thus only one year younger than the Internet 23 24 Computers, Operating Systems and the Internet progenitor ARPANET and one year older than e-mail which was invented by Ray Thomlinson in 1971. However, the term bioinformatics was only coined in 1978 (Hogeweg 1978) and was deﬁned as the “studies of informatic processes in biotic systems”.

DNA consists of two nucleotide strands that The Storage of Genetic Information combine in an antiparallel orientation so that hydrogen bonds are formed between the bases of each strand, thus, resulting in a ladder-like structure. The bases are paired so that a purine ring on one strand interacts with a pyrimidine ring on the opposite strand. Two hydrogen bonds exist between A and T and three between G and C. The two nucleotide strands making up DNA are “complementary” to one another. Therefore, the sequential succession of bases on one strand determines the base sequence on the other strand.