Immediately after the first drafts of the human genome sequence were reported almost
a decade ago, the importance of genomics and functional genomics studies became
well recognized across the broad disciplines of biological sciences research.
Bioinformatics is an emerging and rapidly growing area of science. Not sur-
prisingly, there is tremendous lag time between the state of knowledge and
the publication of manuals for those who need to fathom the basic knowledge
and apply it in problem solving. Mr. Rashidi and Dr. Buehler have found a
way to address these needs. Their book provides excellent, timely, and easy-
to-understand information and advice for those without a great...
With its highly developed capacity to detect patterns in data, Perl has become one of the most popular languages for biological data analysis. But if you're a biologist with little or no programming experience, starting out in Perl can be a challenge. Many biologists have a difficult time learning how to apply the language to bioinformatics. The most popular Perl programming books are often too theoretical and too focused on computer science for a non-programming biologist who needs to solve very specific problems....
Nowadays it is difficult to imagine an area of knowledge that can continue developing
without the use of computers and informatics. It is not different with biology, that has
seen an unpredictable growth in recent decades, with the rise of a new discipline,
bioinformatics, bringing together molecular biology, biotechnology and information
The potential benefits of tutoring for pre-service teachers in various content areas are
well documented in a number of studies (see, for example, Ryan & Robinson, 1990,
Fresko, 1999; Hedrick, 1999). Tutoring can lead to an increased sense of accom-
plishment and self-esteem, better mastery of academic skills, increased ability to
apply and integrate knowledge taught in different courses and a broader, more real-
istic outlook on the process of teaching and learning.
Specifically, it can be used to process significant damage at this time
Sound emission was used as a method of evaluating formal structure since
early 1980. Formalized Sound emission assessment methods are given today
be the result of a significant number of failures of fiber reinforced structure coincides
(FRP) vessels took place in the past decade (Fowler and Gray, 1979; Fowler et al,
In the European Union, the existing insurance and reinsurance directives do not contain any
provisions that place reliance on credit rating agencies. There is no explicit credit risk charge
for the solvency margin in the Solvency I framework. The solvency margin in the Solvency I
framework is not the sum of different capital charges related to different risks, but a single
capital charge calibrated to reflect all the risks an insurance company faces.
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In this process, one factor might mitigate the increase in prices: If the entrepreneur has been
successful in applying a new technology and hence produces more efficiently and hence at
lower costs than firms already in the market, he might earn some extra profits due to lower
costs even at constant prices. In this case, the innovative entrepreneur will earn the profits he
can use ex post to finance the investment. In both cases, in the end, aggregate saving again
equals aggregate investment, even if the process is slightly different.
When an item is published to a Semantic Bank, tags assigned to it are carried along. As a conse-
quence, the bank’s members pool together not only the information items they have collected but
also their organization schemes applied on those items.
The technique of pooling together keywords has recently gained popularity through services
such as del.icio.us , Flickr , and CiteULike  as a means for a community to collab-
oratively build over time a taxonomy for the data they share.
Agri-environment payments: The financially largest measure for the implementation of the EU’s rural development policy, first introduced into the CAP in 1987 on an optional basis and since 1992 as a compulsory measure for Member States. Currently governed by Article 39 of Council Regulation (EC) No 1698/2005.
Agri-environment sub-measure: An aid scheme used by Member States to implement agri-environment
payments that is characterised by the practices that farmers are required to apply. A rural development
programme includes several agri-environment sub-measures, typically around 10.
Door frames should be solidly anchored to the rough opening. There are often
spaces left between the rough opening stud at a point midway up the door jamb.
These spaces create a poor anchorage for hardware making the door easy to kick
open. If possible, the door molding should be removed and these spaces should be
filled or “shimmed” prior to mounting any new lock strikes. If the entry door
opens inward, the stop strip should actually be part of the wood frame, not
applied. The stop strip is a wood strip installed on or milled into the door jamb
(it’s the part of the jamb that...
Other improvements in check collection have focused on when a customer
has access to funds deposited in a bank. Until the late 1980s, depository
institutions were not required to make funds from check deposits avail-
able for withdrawal within specif ic time frames. In 1988, the Federal
Reserve Board adopted Regulation CC, Availability of Funds and Collec-
tion of Checks, which implemented the Expedited Funds Availability Act.
Regulation CC established maximum permissible hold periods for checks
and other deposits, after which banks must make funds available for with-
Any new driver may be required to take a driving exam in a vehicle representing the
same size and weight classification as the driver’s license for which they are apply-
ing. All drivers must take a written exam every eight years, except those having no
traffic convictions. New drivers age 75 and older and any driver turning 75 or older
who is renewing his/her driver’s license must take a driving exam in a representative
This information has not been peer-reviewed. Responsibility for the findings rests solely with the author(s).
Deposited research article
AutoPrime: selecting primers for expressed sequences
Gunnar Wrobel*‡, Felix Kokocinski†‡ and Peter Lichter†
Addresses: *Divisions of Bioinformatics and Biochemistry, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Klingelbergstrasse 50/70, 4056 Basel, Switzerland. †Molecular Genetics, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany. ‡These authors contributed equally to this work.
A second advantage is that Treasury employees, who have access
to the underlying Social Security numbers for the individuals in our data, can
identify individuals’“birth” states, that is, the states in which individuals had
resided when they applied for their respective Social Security numbers.
final sample contains 753,521 observations, covering 85,888 distinct taxpayers.
This overall sample can be divided into natives, nonnatives, and others.
To take out a loan, banks usually charge various administrative
fees. Fees are usually charged for documentation, administration
and similar services.
Other fees and charges may also be applied. For some facilities,
banks may offer other services to be purchased at the time the loan
is made. Also, some loans may be insured against unemployment
or the death of the borrower.
There are also fees and charges that the borrower may have to pay
during the life of the loan. These could include late payment
charges and early repayment penalties.
This unit could be assessed in conjunction with any other
units addressing the safety, quality, communication,
materials handling, recording and reporting associated
with applying fabrication, forming and shaping
techniques or other units requiring the exercise of the
skills and knowledge covered by this unit.
Assessors must be satisfied that the candidate can
competently and consistently perform all elements of the
unit as specified by the criteria, including required
knowledge, and be capable of applying the competency
in new and different situations and contexts. ...
Several techniques for fabrication of through-wafer vias in
silicon have been compared in terms of achievable via
diameter, shape and geometry and their influence on
mechanical strength of silicon dies/wafers. Assessed
techniques are: powder blasting, laser melt cutting, laser
ablation, and deep reactive ion etching. The resolution of each
method and influence on geometry was evaluated by
fabrication through-wafer holes and slots in 240µm-thick
silicon wafers. The mechanical strength is measured using
ring-on-ring (RoR) and four-point bending methods.