Publisher description for Handbook of computational molecular biology / edited by Srinivas Aluru.

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The Handbook of Computational Molecular Biology offers a comprehensive, systematic treatment of computational biology, from the most basic concepts to advanced applications. Algorithmic in nature, the handbook highlights applications to molecular biology through every topic covered. In addition, many of the newer topics in the field are covered in depth, like microarrays, comparative genomics and external memory algorithms, and parallel methods. Written by experts in the field, it covers problems related to understanding genetic diseases, the design of drugs tailored to the individual, deciphering the genomes of specific organisms, and understanding the process of evolution.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Computational biology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Molecular biology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.