"In all the ballyhoo that greeted the sequencing of the entire human genetic code, one inconvenient detail was often overlooked: scientists may have found that it takes 25,000 genes to build and run a human being, but they had no idea how these components worked together.
Now a remarkable effort has shown how the proteins described by 200 of these genes make a fundamental piece of the machinery of thought, revealing the human brain is at least 1,000 times more powerful than previously estimated and providing profound new insights into mental illness."
“Bioinformatics will be at the core of biology in the 21st century. In fields ranging from structural biology to genomics to biomedical imaging, ready access to data and analytical tools are fundamentally changing the way investigators in the life sciences conduct research and approach problems. Complex, computationally intensive biological problems are now being addressed and promise to significantly advance our understanding of biology and medicine. No biological discipline will be unaffected by these technological breakthroughs.”BIOINFORMATICS IN THE 21st CENTURY
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