Calculating the Secrets of Life
by Eric S. Lander, Michael S. Waterman
Publisher: National Academies Press 1995
Number of pages: 309
In this first-ever survey of the partnership between mathematics and biology, leading experts look at how mathematical research and methods have made possible important discoveries in biology. Explores how differential geometry, topology, and differential mechanics have allowed researchers to "wind" and "unwind" DNA's double helix to understand the phenomenon of supercoiling.
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- National Institute of Health
By teaming computers and biology, scientists can answer new and old questions that could offer insights into the fundamental processes that keep us alive. This booklet introduces you to just some of the ways that biologists are computing life.
by Sabu M. Thampi - arXiv
Bioinformatics is a new discipline that addresses the need to manage and interpret the data that was massively generated by genomic research. This discipline represents the convergence of genomics, biotechnology and information technology.
by Luke L. M. Heaton, at al. - arXiv
We present an algorithm for calculating the exact concentration of resource at any point in space or time, given that the resource in the network is lost or delivered out of the network at a given rate, while being subject to advection and diffusion.
by Arthur Gruber, et al. - National Center for Biotechnology Information
This book is intended to serve both as a textbook for bioinformatics courses and as a base for self-teaching. Each chapter addresses a specific problem in bioinformatics and consists of a theoretical part and a tutorial with practical applications.