Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics, 2nd Edition

Chapter 8:Bioinformatic Approaches To RNA

Chapter 8 introduces bioinformatics approaches to RNA including noncoding RNAs (transfer RNAs, ribosomal RNAs, microRNAs) and coding RNA (messenger RNA).

Web documents Pages Description
Web Document 8-1 285, 286, 288 Human chromosome 21 tRNA
Web Document 8-2 289 Human genomic DNA as input to Rfam
Web Document 8-3 289 Three RefSeq entries for human rRNAs
Web Document 8-4 293 Five chromosome 21 microRNAs
Web Document 8-5 301 HBA2 RefSeq entry and genomic features

Chapter 8 Resources
Powerpoint of the RNA lecture (July 2009)
Moodle site. This teaching site includes quizzes and readings; non-registered students can enter as guests
Reading assignment: ENCODE Project Consortium, 2007( PMID: 17571346)
Key URLs: NCBI GEO page; EBI ArrayExpress; BioConductor; R project.