How to: Learn about the basics of molecular biology and bioinformatics

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GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

  1. Search the NCBI Bookshelf with terms of interest.
  2. Click on the Book of interest and review the chapters in which the term(s) was found.

QUESTIONS ABOUT GENOME ANALYSIS

  1. Review the NCBI Handbook chapter on Genome Assembly and Annotation Process.
  2. See the NCBI Genome Glossary.

QUESTIONS ABOUT A BIOINFORMATICS TERM

  1. See the NCBI Handbook Glossary.
  2. See the Probe database glossary.
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