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Perl for exploring DNA

Author: Mark LeBlanc; Betsey Dexter Dyer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book provides an introduction to Perl that emphasizes good programming practices with repeated exposure to pattern matching as applied to biological sequence analysis (DNA analysis, Protein  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Bases de données
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
LeBlanc, Mark (Mark D.), 1962-
Perl for exploring DNA.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark LeBlanc; Betsey Dexter Dyer
ISBN: 9780195327571 0195327578 9780195305890 0195305892
OCLC Number: 75088022
Description: x, 276 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction : explorations and indexes --
2. Essential first steps : installing Perl plus a programming environment --
3. Your first Perl programs with a focus on string analysis --
4. String play with regular expressions --
5. Using Perl to do calculations --
6. Making decisions over and over again with Perl's if and while --
7. Subroutines --
8. Accessing files of sequences from databases --
9. Arrays --
10. Hash tables --
11. Phrasing questions by writing algorithms --
12. Regular expressions revisited --
13. Understanding randomness --
14. Modules --
15. Conclusions --
App. 1. How to isolate DNA from strawberries --
App. 2. Bioinformatics as part of the solution.
Responsibility: Mark LeBlanc and Betsey Dyer.
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