Stockholm Bioinformatics Center, SBC
Lecture notes: Structural biochemistry and bioinformatics 2001

Lecture 23 Nov 2001, Per Kraulis

The genomes

5. Comparing genomes

One of the most interesting new fields that the availability of the complete genomes has created is the science of genome comparison. Comparing complete genomes can give deep insights about the relationship between organisms, as well as shedding light on the function of specific genes in each single genome. It is clear that this field has just begun, and that there are many discoveries waiting to be made.

Some examples of issues that have been investigated to some degree:

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