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books on sequence analysis?

Ruben Donis rdonis at UNLINFO.UNL.EDU
Fri Oct 1 08:01:04 EST 1993

Mike writes:
>I'm new to sequencing and sequence analysis (DNA and AA), and I'm looking
>for advice on books that may help me out.  I'm analysing my seqences using
>the GCG package, but I can't help but think I should understand more of
>what's going on with these programs.  For example, I don't fully understand
>what the consequences of altering certian default settings of many programs
>(gap, bestfit, pileup, etc).
>Anyone have any suggestions for books along these lines that are more
>recent (or particularly good ones of any age)?

I found this book to be quite useful.  I have not done extensive
comparisons though. 

 TITLE        Sequence analysis primer / edited by Michael Gribskov, John
 AUTHOR       Gribskov, Michael Ray.
              Devereux, John, 1947-
 PUBLISHER    New York : Stockton Press, c1991.
 DESCRIPT.    xv, 279 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
 NOTE         Includes bibliographical references and index.
 SUBJECT      Nucleotide sequence --Methodology.
              Amino acid sequence --Methodology.

Good luck!
Dr. Ruben Donis                                                 
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