By Arthur M. Lesk
Components dominate present molecular biology: the quantity of uncooked facts is expanding very swiftly and profitable functions in biomedical study require conscientiously curated and annotated databases. the standard of the experimental facts -- specifically nucleic acid sequences -- is passable; even though, annotations rely on gains inferred from the knowledge instead of measured without delay, for example the identity of genes in genome sequences. it truly is crucial that those inferences are as exact as attainable and this calls for human intervention.With the popularity of the significance of exact database annotation and the requirement for people with specific constellations of abilities to hold it out, annotators are rising as experts in the occupation of bioinformatics. This booklet compiles information regarding annotation -- its present prestige, what's required to enhance it, what talents needs to be delivered to endure on database curation and therefore what's the right education for annotators.The publication might be crucial interpreting for everyone engaged on organic databases, either biologists and computing device scientists. it's going to even be of curiosity to all clients of such databases, together with molecular biologists, geneticists, protein chemists, clinicians and drug builders.
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Database Annotation in Molecular Biology: Principles and Practice by Arthur M. Lesk