Books on bioinformatics

Adams M.D., Fields C., Venter J.C. (Eds.) Automated DNA sequencing and analysis Academic Press, London (1994). [Recommended for those interested in DNA sequencing technologies]

Baxevanis A., Ouellette F.B.F. (Eds.) Bioinformatics: a practical guide to the analysis of genes and proteins John Wiley and Sons, New York (1998). [Recommended, but very partial towards NCBI tools]

Bishop M.J., Rawlings C.J. (Eds.) Nucleic acid and protein sequence analysis. A practical approach, IRL Press, Oxford (1987) [Obsolete, replaced by 1997 book in same serie]

Bishop M.J., Rawlings C.J. (Eds.) DNA and protein sequence analysis. A Practical approach IRL Press, Oxford (1997) [Recommended]

Bishop M.J. (Ed.) Guide to human genome computing. Second edition Academic Press, London (1998). [Recommended, but very partial towards tools developed in the UK]

Colwell R.R., Swartz D.G., McDonald M.T. (Eds.) Biomolecular data: A resource in transition. Oxford University Press, Oxford (1989). [Obsolete]

Doolittle R.F. Of URFs and ORFs: a primer on how to analyze derived amino acid sequences. University Science Books, Mill Valley California (1986). [While in some aspects obsolete, is still a very good introductory text]

Doolittle R.F. (Ed.) Molecular Evolution: computer analysis of protein and nucleic acid sequences (Methods in Enzymology, Vol. 183). Academic Press, San Diego (1990). [Obsolete, replaced by 1996 book in same serie]

Doolittle R.F. (Ed.) Computer methods for macromolecular sequence analysis (Methods in Enzymology, Vol. 266). Academic Press, San Diego (1996). [Recommended] Durbin R., Eddy S.R., Krogh A., Mitchison G. Biological sequence analysis. Probabilistic models of proteins and nucleic acids Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (1998). [Recommended; a very good introduction to the use of HMM in bioinformatics]

Gribskov M., Devereux J. (Eds.) Sequence analysis primer Stockton Press, New York (1991). [A bit obsolete, more or less replaced by Baxevanis's book]

Griffin A.M., Griffin H.G. (Eds.) Methods in molecular biology Vol. 24: Computer analysis of sequence data, part I. Humana Press, Totowa (1994). [Not recommended]

Griffin A.M., Griffin H.G. (Eds.) Methods in molecular biology Vol. 25: Computer analysis of sequence data, part II. Humana Press, Totowa (1994). [Not recommended]

Gusfield D. Algorithms on strings, trees, and sequences. Computer science and computational biology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (1997). [Recommended to those wanting an in depth overview of string matching algorithms in the context of bioinformatics] A Glance: Algorithms on Strings, Trees, and Sequences : Computer Science and Comput

Lesk A.M. (Ed.) Computational molecular biology. Sources and methods for sequence analysis. Oxford University Press, Oxford (1988). [Obsolete]

Peruski L.F. Jr., Harwood Peruski A. The Internet and the new biology: tools for genomic and molecular research. American Society for Microbiology, Washington DC (1997). [No info] Schulze-Kremer S. Molecular Bioinformatics: algorithms and applications. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin - New-York (1995). [Interesting for those wanting to use AI techniques in bioinformatics]

Setubal J., Meidanis J. Introduction to computational molecular biology. PWS Publishing Co., Boston (1996). [Not recommended]

Sillince J., Sillince M. Molecular databases for protein sequences and structure studies: an introduction. Springer Verlag, Berlin (1992). [Obsolete]

Smith D.W. (Ed.) Biocomputing. Informatics and genome projects. Academic Press, New York (1994). [Interesting]

Suhai S. (Ed.) Computational methods in genome research. Plenum Press, New York (1994). [Interesting]

Suhai S. (Ed.) Theoretical and computational methods in genome research. Plenum Press, New York (1997). [No info]

Swindell S.R., Miller R.R., Myers G.S.A. (Eds.) Internet for the molecular biologist Horizon Scientific Press, Norfolk (1996). [Not really useful as things evolves so quickly, it is already obsolete]

Swindell S.R. (Ed.) Methods in molecular biology Vol. 70: Sequence data analysis guidebook. Humana Press, Totowa (1997).

Trifonov E.N., Brendel V. GNOMIC, a dictionary of genetic codes. Balaban Publishers, Philadelphia (1986). [Obsolete]

von Heijne G.; Sequence analysis in molecular biology. Treasure trove or trivial pursuit. Academic Press, London (1987). [Obsolete]

Waterman M.S. (Ed.) Mathematical methods for DNA sequences. CRC Press, Boca Raton (1989). [Obsolete, see his new book]

Waterman M.S. Introduction to computational biology: maps, sequences, and genomes Chapman and Hall, London (1995). [Recommended]

Wilkins M.R., Williams K.L, Appel R.D., Hochstrasser D.H. (Eds.) Proteome research: new frontiers in functional genomics. Sringer Verlag, Berlin (1997). [Recommended as an overview of proteomics and associated bioinformatics issues]

Yap T.K, Frieder O., Martino R.L. High performance computational methods for biological sequence analysis. Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht (1996). [No info]

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