genomic-data - Introduction to Genomic Data BMI/CS 576

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Introduction to Genomic Data BMI/CS 576 www.biostat.wisc.edu/bmi576/ Mark Craven [email protected] Fall 2011 Background molecular biology has become a data-rich science the Nucleic Acids Research Molecular Biology Database Collection indexes 1330 data sources (see link on class Syllabus page) there is an abundance of data and and lack of understanding of biological systems ! hence the pressing need for computational methods
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been sequenced * Genomes OnLine Database (9/11) Selected milestones in genome sequencing Year Common Name Species # of Chromosomes Size (base pairs) 1995 Haemophilus influenzae 1 1.8 x 10 6 1997 E. coli K-12 1 4.6 x 10 6 1997 Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae 16 1.2 x 10 7 1998 Worm Caenorhabditis elegans 6 1.0 x 10 8 2000 Fruit Fly Drosophila melanogaster 4 1.3 x 10 8 2000 Human Homo sapiens 23 3.1 x 10 9 2002 Mouse Mus musculus 20 2.6 x 10 9 2004 Rat Rattus norvegicus 21 2.8 x 10 9 2005 Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes 24 3.1 x 10
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