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Bioinformatics A term of art referring to analysis and commentary added to sequence data in databases, which provide contextual information about coding and non-coding sequence within genes, patterning and motifs, similarities, known or predicted protein structure and function, and links to external data (e.g., clinical observations).
Informatics A critical or explanatory note, usually included in a bibliographical entry or reference, to provide additional data.

annotation

process used in GENOMICS for analysis of NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCES to identify the GENES (both PROTEIN-coding and protein non-coding, such as those for rRNA and tRNA), their regulatory sequences (see OPERON MODEL and their functions. Annotation also includes characterization of MOBILE GENETIC ELEMENTS and REPETITIVE DNA. See also BIOINFORMATICS.
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Jackson implies that Blake's copy of Lavater was seen by Fuseli, though she notes that "under the circumstances, it is remarkable that he ever let it out of his hands" (156); however, there are other hands at work in the volume (unidentified in the major Blake editions), so he clearly did more than just show his copy to others, and they did annotate the already annotated volume.
Handmark continues its close partnership with Oxford University Press with the debut of The New Oxford Annotated Bible, one of the publisher's most popular and respected research works," said Douglas Edwards, Handmark co-founder and executive vice president.
This is a web interface for users to browse the annotated documents and run queries on documents in a multilingual environment.
Students also need to know how to find answers to their questions on their topics, to differentiate between popular/scholarly and primary/secondary sources, to evaluate web pages, and to prepare an annotated bibliography of their sources.
Simpson, "Soviet Publications on Linguistic Stylistics in 1974-1976: An Annotated Bibliography.
Another publication entitled Our Family, Our Friends, Our World: An Annotated Guide to Significant Multicultural Books for Children and Teenagers (1992), edited by Lyn Miller-Lachmann, is indicative of the kind of interest being generated in multicultural children's materials.
One semester, I had a student who chose to write her annotated bibliography on Anne Rice's popular novel Interview With the Vampire.
The source for Walker's account, a diary of Liszt's student Lina Schmalhausen, is now available in an annotated edition titled The Death of Franz Liszt.
For each title, there is an introduction, a book summary, information on the author, discussion questions, detailed "content area connections" with suggested activities, and lists of annotated titles about related themes, other titles by the author, teacher resources and Web sites.
CTD will be the first publicly available database to a) provide annotated associations among genes, proteins, references, and toxic agents, with a focus on annotating data from aquatic and mammalian organisms; b) include nucleotide and protein sequences from diverse species; c) offer a range of analysis tools for customized comparative studies; and d) provide information to investigators on available molecular reagents.
DAYTON, Ohio -- DAYTON, Ohio, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- LexisNexis(TM), the global leader in legal, news and business information services, today announced an agreement with the Delaware Code Revisors making LexisNexis the official publisher of the Delaware Code Annotated for the next four years.
West (Eagan, MN) has published Code of Georgia Annotated (Dec.