Monday, 17 June 2024, 10:59 PM
Site: SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics E-learning Portal
Course: neXtProt : Exploring human proteins (2022_NXPRT)
Glossary: Glossary
B

bioinformatics

the application of computer technology to the understanding and effective use of bio­log­ical and biomedical data

C

controlled vocabulary

a standardized terminology for use in indexing and retrieval of information

I

isoform

a different form of the protein generated by alternative splicing, alternative promoter usage, and alternative translation initiation

M

mutation

an experimentally-induced variation in the protein sequence

V

variant

natural sequence variation in the protein sequence found in a healthy or diseased individual