MCA –V SEMESTER

 

MCA-315 BIOINFORMATICS

 

L T P Total Credits-4
4 0 0 4 Duration of Exam- Three hours

 

 

Introduction to Bioinformatics: Fundamentals of Bioinformatics systems modeling.

 

Computing Evolution: Phylogenetic Analysis Sequence-based taxonomy, Mathematical tools of proteins and nucleic acids, sequence-Function Relationships, Sequence Homology and Conserved Regions, Conserved DNA sequences.

 

Bioinformatics tools: Networks – WWW, CERN EMBnet; EMBL Database, SEQNET, GenBank, NLM., Sequence Databases and Sequence Analysis: genomic, cDNA EMBL database GenBank protein sequence, pattern recognition tools, Genome databases, Molecular graphics software and other packages.

 

 

 

 

Suggested References

 

  1. Teresa K. Attwood, David J. Parry-Smith: Introduction to Bioinformatics, Longman Higher Education, 1999.

 

  1. Eddy, A. Krogh, G. Mitchison, Richard Durbin: Biological sequence analysis: probabilistic models of proteins and nucleic acids, Cambridge University Press,1999.

 

  1. Andreas Baxevanis, B.F.Francis Ouellette: Bioinformatics: a practical guide to the analysis of genes and proteins, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998.
  2. James D. Tisdall: Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics, O’Reilly & Associates,2001.
  3. Michael S. Waterman: Mathematical methods for DNA sequences, CRC Press,1989.

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, NIT Kurukshetra

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