Mathematical methods for protein structure anaylysis and design
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Mathematical methods for protein structure anaylysis and design C.I.M.E. Summer School, Martinal Franca, Italy, July 9-15, 2000 : advanced lectures by

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Published by Springer in Berlin .
Written in English


  • Proteins -- Mathematical models.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementConcettina Guerra, Sorin Istrail (eds.).
SeriesLecture notes in computer science -- 2666. Lecture notes in bioinformatics, Lecture notes in computer science -- 2666., Lecture notes in computer science
ContributionsGuerra, Concettina., Istrail, Sorin.
LC ClassificationsQP551 .M335 2003
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Paginationxi, 157 p. :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22543478M
ISBN 103540401040

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