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Volume 14 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the Eleventh Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2013): Genomics


Edited by Cenk Sahinalp and Steven Jones

Publication of this supplement was funded by the authors.

The Eleventh Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2013). Go to conference site.

Vancouver, Canada21-24 January 2013

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    Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified many common polymorphisms associated with complex traits. However, these associated common variants explain only a small fraction of the phenotypic varian...

    Authors: Quan Chen and Fengzhu Sun

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S1

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    MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play a critical role in down-regulating gene expression. By coupling with Argonaute family proteins, miRNAs bind to target sites on mRNAs and employ translational repression. A large amount ...

    Authors: Chih-Hung Chou, Feng-Mao Lin, Min-Te Chou, Sheng-Da Hsu, Tzu-Hao Chang, Shun-Long Weng, Sirjana Shrestha, Chiung-Chih Hsiao, Jui-Hung Hung and Hsien-Da Huang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S2

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    Pairwise comparison of time series data for both local and time-lagged relationships is a computationally challenging problem relevant to many fields of inquiry. The Local Similarity Analysis (LSA) statistic i...

    Authors: W Evan Durno, Niels W Hanson, Kishori M Konwar and Steven J Hallam

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S3

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    Deciphering cis-regulatory networks has become an attractive yet challenging task. This paper presents a simple method for cis-regulatory network discovery which aims to avoid some of the common problems of previ...

    Authors: Zhen Gao, Ruizhe Zhao and Jianhua Ruan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S4

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    Glycine max is an economically important crop and many different varieties of soybean exist around the world. The first draft sequences and gene models of G. max (domesticated soybean) as well as G. soja (wild so...

    Authors: Trupti Joshi, Babu Valliyodan, Jeng-Hung Wu, Suk-Ha Lee, Dong Xu and Henry T Nguyen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S5

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    Yeast deletion-mutant collections have been successfully used to infer the mode-of-action of drugs especially by profiling chemical-genetic and genetic-genetic interactions on a genome-wide scale. Although ten...

    Authors: Minho Lee, Sangjo Han, Hyeshik Chang, Youn-Sig Kwak, David M Weller and Dongsup Kim

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S6

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    Recent studies in genomics have highlighted the significance of structural variation in determining individual variation. Current methods for identifying structural variation, however, are predominantly focuse...

    Authors: Nathaniel Parrish, Benjamin Sudakov and Eleazar Eskin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S8

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    The cost of RNA-Seq has been decreasing over the last few years. Despite this, experiments with four or less biological replicates are still quite common. Estimating the variances of gene expression estimates ...

    Authors: Ellis Patrick, Michael Buckley, David Ming Lin and Yee Hwa Yang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S9

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    With the introduction of next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies, we are facing an exponential increase in the amount of genomic sequence data. The success of all medical and genetic applications of next...

    Authors: Hongyi Xin, Donghyuk Lee, Farhad Hormozdiari, Samihan Yedkar, Onur Mutlu and Can Alkan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S13

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  10. Content type: Proceedings

    One challenge in applying bioinformatic tools to clinical or biological data is high number of features that might be provided to the learning algorithm without any prior knowledge on which ones should be used...

    Authors: Habil Zare, Gholamreza Haffari, Arvind Gupta and Ryan R Brinkman

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 1):S14

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