Digital Code of Life: How Bioinformatics is Revolutionizing Science, Medicine, and Business

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John Wiley & Sons, 3 de febr. 2004 - 389 pàgines
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A behind-the-scenes look at the most lucrative discipline withinbiotechnology
Bioinformatics represents a new area of opportunity for investorsand industry participants. Companies are spending billions on thepotentially lucrative products that will come from bioinformatics.This book looks at what companies like Merck, Glaxo SmithKlineBeecham, and Celera, and hospitals are doing to maneuver themselvesto leadership positions in this area. Filled with in-depth insightsand surprising revelations, Digital Code of Life examines thepersonalities who have brought bioinformatics to life and exploresthe commercial applications and investment opportunities of themost lucrative discipline within genomics.
Glyn Moody (London, UK) has published numerous articles in Wiredmagazine. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book RebelCode.
 

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The Code of Life
1
Blast from the Past
11
Genome Delight
37
Speed Matters
55
Science versus Business
79
Showing the Data
105
A Very Different Animal
129
Peoples Genes
159
Free Expression
213
The Common Fold
241
The Promise of Proteomics
267
Sum of the Parts
293
Genomic Prescriptions
321
Further Reading
353
Glossary
355
Index
371

Getting Personal
185

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GLYN MOODY is the author of Rebel Code. His work following Linux and its creator Linus Torvalds has been highly acclaimed. Moody's writings have appeared in numerous publications including Wired magazine, The Economist, New Scientist, Financial Times, The Guardian, and The Daily Telegraph.

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