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Genomics is a field which existed before the completion of the sequences of genomes, but in the crudest of forms, for example the oft-re-referenced estimate of 100,000 genes in the human genome derived from a(n) (in)famous piece of "back of an envelope" genomics, guessing the weight of chromosomes and the density of the genes they bear. Genomics is any attempt to analyze or compare the entire genetic complement of a species or species (plural). It is, of course possible to compare genomes by comparing more-or-less representative subsets of genes within genomes.
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'''Genomics''' is a field which existed before the completion of the sequences of [[genome]]s, but in the crudest of forms.  For example the oft-re-referenced estimate of 100,000 [[gene]]s in the [[human genome]] derived from a(n) (in)famous piece of "back of an envelope" genomics, guessing the [[weight of chromosomes]] and the density of the genes they bear. Genomics is any attempt to analyze or compare the entire genetic complement of a [[species]] or species (plural). It is, of course, possible to compare genomes by comparing more-or-less representative [[subset of genes|subsets of genes]] within genomes.
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==Software==
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*[http://www.mathworks.com/products/bioinfo/ MATLAB Bioinformatics Toolbox] software provides access to genomic and proteomic data formats, analysis techniques, and specialized visualizations for genomic and proteomic sequence and microarray analysis.
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* [[Clann]] - Clann: Software for investigating phylogenomic information using supertrees. This implements several methods of Supertree  analysis (which are used as optimality criteria) and allows exhaustive and  heuristic searches of tree-space to find the best supert
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* [[ERGO]] - ERGO is an extensive microbial genome database including access to gene annotations, protein sequences, and networked metabolic/non-metabolic pathways. It also provides a number of tools for genome analysis and cellular pathway visualization.
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* [[PyPhy]] - PyPhy is a set of python scripts and modules for automatic, large-scale reconstructions of phylogenetic relationships of complete microbial  genomes.

Latest revision as of 23:47, 28 April 2009

Genomics is a field which existed before the completion of the sequences of genomes, but in the crudest of forms. For example the oft-re-referenced estimate of 100,000 genes in the human genome derived from a(n) (in)famous piece of "back of an envelope" genomics, guessing the weight of chromosomes and the density of the genes they bear. Genomics is any attempt to analyze or compare the entire genetic complement of a species or species (plural). It is, of course, possible to compare genomes by comparing more-or-less representative subsets of genes within genomes.

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