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Documentation

New to BioPython? Check out the Getting Started page, or follow one of the links below.

  • Installation instructions cover the installation of Python itself, the Biopython dependencies, and Biopython itself.
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  • The Biopython Tutorial and Cookbook contains the main bulk of Biopython documentation. It provides information to get you started with Biopython, in addition to specific documentation on a number of modules.
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  • Documentation for the Biopython interfaces to BioSQL cover installing Python database adaptors and basic usage of BioSQL.
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  • Documentation for the cluster module in Biopython. This describes the underlying C library and the Python interface.
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  • Cookbook-style documentation:
  • Converting GenBank (and other formats) to Fasta (predates the new SeqIO module).
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  • Writing Tests for Biopython.
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  • Logistic Regression supervised learning.
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  • The Biopython Structural Bioinformatics FAQ (i.e. how to use the Bio.PDB module).
PDF
  • Working with restriction enzymes.
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API Documentation

  • Documentation for Biopython modules is generated directly from source code comments using Epydoc.
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Online Course Notes

  • Andrew Dalke taught an introduction to programming for Bioinformatics in Python class at the National Bioinformatics Network in South Africa.
http://www.dalkescientific.com/writings/NBN/
  • Katja Schuerer and Catherine Letondal teach a Bioinformatics course in Python at the Pasteur Institute.
http://www.pasteur.fr/recherche/unites/sis/formation/python/
  • Ravinder Singh and Scott Kelley teach a Bioinformatics course using Biopython at the University of Colorado.
http://mcdb.colorado.edu/courses/6440/index.html
  • Katja Schuerer, Catherine Letondal and Eric Deveaud have an online course that covers getting started in programming with Python. It's aimed at biologists that want to learn programming.
http://www.pasteur.fr/formation/infobio/python/

Papers

  • Thomas wrote an applications note[1] for Bioinformatics about the Biopython PDB parser and related code dealing with crystal structures.
  1. Hamelryck T and Manderick B. PDB file parser and structure class implemented in Python. Bioinformatics 2003 Nov 22; 19(17) 2308-10. pmid:14630660. PubMed HubMed [Hamelryck]
  • Brad and Jeff wrote a paper for the ACM SIG-BIO newsletter back in August of 2000.
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Presentations

  • March 2004 presentation at Exelixis about Biopython. Includes code examples with Biopython libraries and Martel.
PDF | tarball with LaTeX source
  • BOSC 2003 presentation about Biopython and using it for Laboratory Analysis Pipelines.
PDF | tarball with LaTeX source
  • General talk about scripting with Biopython based example of a primer design program.
PDF | tarball with LaTeX source
  • Talk about Python and Biopython with an emphasis on teaching the design goals of Biopython.
PDF | tarball with LaTeX source

Documentation for Developers

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