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An important area of research in systems biology involves the analysis and integration of genome-wide functional datasets. In this context, a major goal is the identification of a putative molecular network controlling physiological response from experimental data. With very fragmentary mechanistic information, this is a challenging task. A number of methods have been developed, each one with the potential to address an aspect of the problem. Here, we review some of the most widely used methodologies and report new results in support of the usefulness of modularization and other modelling techniques in identifying components of the molecular networks that are predictive of physiological response. We also discuss how system identification in biology could be approached, using a combination of methodologies that aim to reconstruct the relationship between molecular pathways and physiology at different levels of the organizational complexity of the molecular network.
|Number of pages||23|
|Journal||Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - 13 Sep 2008|
- statistical modelling
- systems biology
- network inference
- functional modules
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REI: High throughput systems biology analysis, modelling and simulation of large biological data sets
1/04/06 → 28/02/07
Project: Research Councils