Using computers in biological research to analyze or predict the composition of molecules (nucleic acids, proteins, etc.) and model biologic systems. Bioinformatics is most prominent in the Human Genome Project, which has recorded the three billion chemical base pairs that make up the human DNA system. See Human Genome Project.
Search For bioinformatics On ChannelWeb
Find the latest news and information on bioinformatics from across the Channelweb Network of IT Web sites.