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|See also our [[News|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 host our website, bug tracker, and mailing lists.
  
=== About the Biopython Project ===
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This wiki will help you download and install Biopython, and start using the libraries and tools.
  
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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![[Getting_Started|Get Started]]
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![[Documentation | Get help]]
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![[Contributing | Contribute]]
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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 | Discuss and ask questions]]
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*[[Active_projects | What's being worked on]]
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*[[ GitUsage | Developing on Github ]]
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*[[Google Summer of Code]]
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*[https://github.com/biopython/biopython/issues Report bugs] ([http://redmine.open-bio.org/projects/biopython older issues])
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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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The latest release is [[Download|Biopython 1.62]], released on 28 August 2013.
 
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=== Using Biopython ===
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See [[Getting Started]] and our [[Documentation]], in particular the [http://biopython.org/DIST/docs/tutorial/Tutorial.html Biopython Tutorial and Cookbook] ([http://biopython.org/DIST/docs/tutorial/Tutorial.pdf PDF]).
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=== Download Current Release ===
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The latest release is Biopython 1.50, released on 20 April 2009. Get it from our [[Download]] page.
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Revision as of 21:46, 28 August 2013

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.

Get Started Get help Contribute

The latest release is Biopython 1.62, released on 28 August 2013.

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