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Bioinformatics Research Guide: Books, Encyclopedias, Review Articles, Glossaries



Review articles

What's the difference between a research article and a review article?

Research articles, sometimes referred to as empirical or primary sources, report on original research. They will typically include sections such as an introduction, methods, results, and discussion.

Here is a more detailed explanation of research article

Review articles, sometimes called literature reviews or secondary sources, synthesize or analyze research already conducted in primary sources. They generally summarize the current state of research on a given topic. 

Here is a more detailed explanation of review article. The review is usually conducted by an established  expert in the field, as opposed to student projects.



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