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COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY: Biological Information Processing: Bits of Progress

Access to the article is free, however registration and sign-in are required. At a meeting held in Hanover, Germany, from 2 to 4 March 1997, researchers from a wide range of disciplines met to discuss information processing. Several common principles seem to apply across biological fields. Two themes emerged: Biochemical pathways are used in many contexts for computation, and pulses serve to code information in a variety of systems.

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Resource Type: Journal article/Issue, Review, Diagram
Audience Level: Undergraduate lower division 13-14, Undergraduate upper division 15-16, Graduate

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Authors and Editors: Nicholas C. Spitzer of Department of Biology and Center for Molecular Genetics, University of California at San Diego, Terrence J. Sejnowski of University of California at San Diego, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Publisher: AAAS
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