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Original author(s) Chapman B, Chang J[1]
Initial release 1999 (1999)[1]
Stable release 1.64 / 29 May 2014; 2 months ago (2014-05-29)
Development status Active
Written in Python and some C
Platform Cross-platform
Type Bioinformatics
License Biopython License

The Biopython Project is an international association of developers of non-commercial Python tools for computational molecular biology, as well as bioinformatics.[1][2][3] Biopython is one of a number of Bio* projects designed to reduce code duplication.[4]

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  1. ^ a b c Chapman B, Chang J (August 2000). "Biopython: Python tools for computational biology". ACM SIGBIO Newslett 20 (2): 15–19. doi:10.1145/360262.360268. 
  2. ^ Cock PJ, Antao T, Chang JT, et al. (June 2009). "Biopython: freely available Python tools for computational molecular biology and bioinformatics". Bioinformatics 25 (11): 1422–3. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btp163. PMC 2682512. PMID 19304878. 
  3. ^ Refer to the Biopython website for other papers describing Biopython, and a list of over one hundred publications using/citing Biopython.
  4. ^ Mangalam H (2002). "The Bio* toolkits—a brief overview". Brief Bioinform 3 (3): 296–302. doi:10.1093/bib/3.3.296. PMID 12230038. 

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