Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

BIOL 2100K Bioinformatics Tools and Databases

Prerequisites: BIOL 2107K

3-3-4

This course covers the use of computational methods to access biological information. Concepts covered include introduction to databases, pairwise and multiple sequence alignments, structural homology, structural motifs and databases, homology modeling of macromolecules, phylogenetic trees, energy minimization and relaxation and molecular docking.

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