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===Introduction===  
 
===Introduction===  
 
Biopython is a set of freely available tools for biological computation written in [http://www.python.org Python] by an international team of developers.  
 
Biopython is a set of freely available tools for biological computation written in [http://www.python.org Python] by an international team of developers.  
 
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It is a distributed collaborative effort to develop Python libraries and applications which address the needs of current and future work in bioinformatics. The source code is made available under the [http://www.biopython.org/DIST/LICENSE Biopython License], which is extremely liberal and compatible with almost every license in the world. We work along with the [http://open-bio.org Open Bioinformatics Foundation], who generously provide web and [[CVS]] space for the project.
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It is a distributed collaborative effort to develop Python libraries and applications which address the needs of current and future work in bioinformatics. The source code is made available under the [http://www.biopython.org/DIST/LICENSE Biopython License], which is extremely liberal and compatible with almost every license in the world. We work along with the [http://open-bio.org Open Bioinformatics Foundation], who generously host our website, bug tracker, and mailing lists.
  
 
This wiki will help you download and install Biopython, and start using the libraries and tools.
 
This wiki will help you download and install Biopython, and start using the libraries and tools.
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*[[:Category:Wiki_Documentation | Documentation on this wiki]]
 
*[[:Category:Wiki_Documentation | Documentation on this wiki]]
 
*[[:Category:Cookbook | Cookbook (working examples)]]
 
*[[:Category:Cookbook | Cookbook (working examples)]]
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*[[Active_projects | What's being worked on]]
 
*[[Active_projects | What's being worked on]]
 
*[[ GitUsage | Developing on Github ]]
 
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The latest release is [[Download|Biopython 1.51 ''beta'']], released on 23 June 2009.
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The latest release is [[Download|Biopython 1.62 ''beta'']], released on 15 July 2013.

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See also our news page, and twitter.

Introduction

Biopython is a set of freely available tools for biological computation written in Python by an international team of developers.

It is a distributed collaborative effort to develop Python libraries and applications which address the needs of current and future work in bioinformatics. The source code is made available under the Biopython License, which is extremely liberal and compatible with almost every license in the world. We work along with the Open Bioinformatics Foundation, who generously host our website, bug tracker, and mailing lists.

This wiki will help you download and install Biopython, and start using the libraries and tools.

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The latest release is Biopython 1.62 beta, released on 15 July 2013.

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