Bioinformatics at Virginia Tech. David Bevan (BCHM) Lenwood S. Heath (CS) Ruth Grene (PPWS) Layne Watson (CS) Chris North (CS) Naren Ramakrishnan (CS). August 19, 2002. Overview. Some relevant biology New language of biology Bioinformatics research at Virginia Tech
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David Bevan (BCHM)
Lenwood S. Heath (CS)
Ruth Grene (PPWS)
Layne Watson (CS)
Chris North (CS)
Naren Ramakrishnan (CS)
August 19, 2002
A= adenine complements T= thymine
C = cytosine complements G=guanine
U=uracil replaces T= thymine
(Alanine, Cysteine, …, Tyrosine)
Unlike DNA, proteins have three-dimensional structure
Protein folds to a three-dimensional shape that
A new language has been created. Words in the language that are useful today.
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