Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich, and Aziz Sancar have won this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work elucidating mechanisms of DNA repair.
The latest e-TOC from the journal Bioinformatics contains an application note on a really cool tool. ProTag is a Microsoft Office extension that uses biological name and markup services called ProThesaurus and LiMB to find protein names and database identifiers in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint documents. From there, you can perform a range of actions on that text, all without ever leaving the Office. So, for instance, if you type the phrase ?TIM4_HUMAN is the SwissProt identifier for tissu
October 5, 2005|