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Bioinformatics in disease research: Brief introduction

DOI: 10.18805/BKAP248    | Article Id: BKAP248 | Page : 253-256
Citation :- Bioinformatics in disease research: Brief introduction.Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2020.(35):253-256
Ratna Prabha, Rajni Kumari, D.P. Singh, Anil Rai, Sanjay Kumar ratna.prabha@icar.gov.in
Address : ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi-110 012, Delhi, India.
Submitted Date : 27-10-2020
Accepted Date : 28-11-2020

Abstract

Bioinformatics is a newly emerging discipline playing important role in all biological disciplines including disease research. Bioinformatics tools and techniques are continuously applied in research of infectious diseases. Bioinformatics is assisting in Pathogen identification and typing, identification of pathogenicity and virulence along with detecting and combating antimicrobial resistance. With the use of bioinformatics, many different bacterial and viral pathogens are detected from clinical samples. In this article, we are giving a brief overview about the use and importance of bioinformatics in research of disease biology. 

Keywords

Bioinformatics Pathogen Identification Disease Research

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