Table of contents for Perl for exploring DNA / Mark LeBlanc and Betsey Dyer.

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Preface												 
Chapter One: 
	Text 1	Introduction: Explorations and Indexes					 
	Box 1.1	The Fine Print								
	Box 1.2	Finding words and motifs with your word processor follows pg 20			
	Box 1.3	Annotating Sequences by Hand follows pg 20					
Chapter Two:				
	Text 2	Essential First Steps									
	Box 2.1	Two Reasons to Skip this Chapter follows pg 23						Box 2.2	Using this Chapter to Forge a New Relationship follows pg 23			
Chapter Three:
	Text 3	Playing with DNA Sequences (and words) Using Regular Expressions	
	Box 3.1	The Perl Community	 follows section1 on page 28						Box 3.2	What is the best language? follows section 2 on page 33					Box 3.3	Larry Wall's Rambling List of Suggestions follows section3 on page37			Box 3.4	Why do computer scientists count from zero? follows section5 on page 51				
Chapter Four:
	Text 4	Your First Perl Programs with a Focus on String Analysis			
	Box 4.1	Why repeats are interesting follows section 1 on page 63					Box 4.2	Alice Kober Linear B, Motif Frequencies follows section3 on page 65		
Chapter Five:					
	Text 5	Using Perl to Do Calculations						
	Box 5.1	Napkin Math follows section 1 on page 104						Box 5.2	A Bookshelf of DNA follows section2 on page 108					Box 5.3	The Library of Babel follows section 3 on page 111					Box 5.4	Joining the Programming Community or Creating Your Own 
			Version of It follows section 3 on page 111					
Chapter Six:	
	Text 6	Making Decisions Over and Over Again with Perl¿s ¿if¿ and ¿while¿	
	Box 6.1	Endless Loops and How to Stop Them follows section 7on page 130				Box 6.2	Eric Davidson follows section8 on page 140								
Chapter Seven:
	Text 7	Subroutines									
	Box 7.1	Erwin Chargaff follows section1 on page 144				
	Box 7.2	The Etymology of ¿Foobar follows section 2 on page 150
	Box 7.3	Perl Poetry follows section3 on page 154						
	Box 7.4	More Tim Toady follows section 4 on page 155								
Chapter Eight:
	Text 	Accessing Files of Sequences from Databases				
	Box 8.1	Ten ways to look at DNA follows section 3 on page 178			
Chapter Nine:
	Text 9	Arrays									
	Box 9.1	Favorite Gene follows section 5 on page 192				
		
Chapter Ten:
	Text 10	Hash Tables									
	Box 10.1	The convoluted etymology and use of ¿octothorpe¿			
			 and its many synonyms follows section 1 on page 221					Box 10.2	Chargaffian Clues follows section 2 on page	 222		
	Box 10.3	 Complexity--2X vs. X squared follows section 4 on page 230					Box 10.4	¿The Three Bears¿ vs. ¿	follows section 5 on page 233			
Chapter Eleven:
	Text 11	Phrasing Questions by Writing Algorithms					
	Box 11.1	An Algorithm for Discovery follows section 1 on page 243			
	Box 11.2	Beauty I follows section 2 on page 246							Box 11.3	Importance of Beauty II follows section3 on page 248					Box 11.4	Speed I follows section 4 on page 249							Box 11.5	Speed II follows section5 on page 252							Box 11.6	Talking to Programmers follows section 6 on page 253							
Chapter Twelve:
	Text 12	Regular Expressions Revisited						
	Box 12.1	Go Ahead and Name it follows section 1 on page 257		
	Box 12.2		Hieroglyphics follows section2 on page 260				
	Box 12.3	Braille, the Skytale Code follows section3 on page 262				
Chapter Thirteen:
	Text 13		Understanding Randomness							
	Box 13.1		Ground Truth follows section1 on page 273					
	Box 13.2		DNA binding as a fuzzy¿ follows section2 on page 277			
	Box 13.3	 Make your own DNA die.	follows section 3 on page 278						
Chapter Fourteen:
	Text 14	Modules									
	Box 14.1	What about Bioperl? follows section 1 on page 287					Box 14.2	Fonts for DNA follows section 2 on page 289						Box 14.3	Musical DNA follows section 3 on page 294									
Chapter Fifteen:
	Text 15	Conclusions									
Appendix I 
Appendix II
Bibliography

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Nucleotide sequence -- Data processing.
Amino acid sequence -- Data processing.
Perl (Computer program language).