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=== About the Biopython project ===
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|See also our [http://news.open-bio.org/news/category/obf-projects/biopython/ news page], and [http://twitter.com/biopython twitter].
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===Introduction===
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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.
 
  
This wiki will help you download and install Biopython, and start using the libraries and tools.
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The Biopython Project is an international association of developers of freely available [http://www.python.org Python] tools for computational molecular biology.
  
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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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![[Getting_Started|Get Started]]
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![[Documentation | Get help]]
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*[[Download | Download Biopython]]
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*[http://biopython.org/DIST/docs/install/Installation.html Installation help] ([http://biopython.org/DIST/docs/install/Installation.pdf PDF])
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*[http://biopython.org/DIST/docs/tutorial/Tutorial.html Tutorial] ([http://biopython.org/DIST/docs/tutorial/Tutorial.pdf PDF])
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*[[:Category:Wiki_Documentation | Documentation on this wiki]]
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*[[:Category:Cookbook | Cookbook (working examples)]]
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*[[Mailing_lists | Join the mailing lists]]
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*[[Active_projects | What's being worked on]]
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*[[ 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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=== Download Current Release ===
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The latest release is Biopython 1.48, released on 8 September 2008. Get it from our  [[Download]] page.
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See the [[News|News page]] as well.

Revision as of 12:55, 23 July 2009

About the Biopython project

The Biopython Project is an international association of developers of freely available Python tools for computational molecular biology.

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 provide web and CVS space for the project.

Download Current Release

The latest release is Biopython 1.48, released on 8 September 2008. Get it from our Download page.

See the News page as well.

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