The Human Genome Project and recent advances in proteomics and DNA microarray technology highlight the need for systems-level integration of experiments and theory in order to understand the logic of life. This is the ambitious goal for systems biology, the quantitative study of biological processes as integrated systems rather than as isolated parts.
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King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, 1924 – 2015
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