Bioinformatics for Human Biologists. Rasmus Wernersson, Associate Professor Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, DTU [ [email protected] - http://www.cbs.dtu.dk/~raz/ ]. Course outline. DTU survival guide. This is a hands-on course. The major part of the course is computer exercises
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Ordering principle is God.
Ordering principle is shared descent from common ancestors.
Conserved features assumed to be important for functionality
For instance: conserved pairs of cysteines indicate possible disulphide bridge
Protein synthesis carried out by very similar RNA-containing molecular complexes (ribosomes) that are present in all known organisms
Related oxygen-binding proteins in humans