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Comput Appl Biosci , Vol. 8, No. 5. , pp. 481-487, doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/8.5.481 We describe an algorithm for aligning two sequences within a diagonal band that requires only O computation time and O space, where N is the length of the shorter of the two sequences and W is the width of the band.
Many chemicals have been linked to the development of cancer, but the cancer-causing potential of thousands of others is unknown.
Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University, working with high-throughput data generated by breast cancer biologists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, have devised a computational method to determine how gene networks are rewired as normal breast cells turn malignant and as they respond to potential cancer therapy agents.
Sequence database searching is among the most important and challenging tasks in bioinformatics.
The financing was led by annual meeting in October. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127788 "Advancing and expanding the use of genomics in the clinic can only be achieved if researchers and physicians can quickly, efficiently and accurately process the immense amount of data generated from a human genome sequence," said .
Most blood cancer patients in the United States who need a bone marrow transplant can find an acceptable match through the National Marrow Donor Program, a new study has determined.
Dr. Heng Huang is a University of Texas at Arlington computer science and engineering professor with an expertise in big data and bioinformatics.
An international collaboration known as the '1000 Bull Genomes Project' aims to accelerate breeding for desired traits in beef and dairy cattle while also improving animal health and welfare.
July 22, 2014 - BGI Tech Solutions Co., LTD, , a subsidiary of BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, announced today the global launch of a new human whole exome sequencing service based on Complete Genomics' industry-leading platform.
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Motivation: Building the histogram of occurrences of every $k$-symbol long substring of nucleotide data is a standard step in many bioinformatics applications, known under the name of $k$-mer counting.
The scale and scope of such data have increased dramatically in the past few years.
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