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The Systems Biology Approach

  • Dennis V. CokkinosEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Systems biology is an attempt to explain and integrate the increasing quantity and complexity of data of every type, including biological, in order to explain their interrelationships. Two models the simpler linear and that of the network are used. The latter can integrate more complex data and is more resistant to perturbations. The models apply to components of biological systems but also transportation economy and social organizations.

Keywords

Systems biology Ischemic heart disease Networks Linear pathways Random network Scale-free networks 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Heart and Vessel DepartmentBiomedical Research Foundation, Academy of Athens - Gregory SkalkeasAthensGreece

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