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Volume 14 Supplement 5

Twelfth International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB2013): Computational Biology


Edited by Shoba Ranganathan, Christian Schönbach, Tin Wee Tan and Bairong Shen

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet) Twelfth International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB2013). Go to conference site.

Taicang, China20-22 September 2013

  1. While more and more long intergenic non-coding RNAs (lincRNAs) were identified to take important roles in both maintaining pluripotency and regulating differentiation, how these lincRNAs may define and drive c...

    Authors: Xing Tang, Mei Hou, Yang Ding, Zhaohui Li, Lichen Ren and Ge Gao
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S3
  2. The adaptive immune response is antigen-specific and triggered by pathogen recognition through T cells. Although the interactions and mechanisms of TCR-peptide-MHC (TCR-pMHC) have been studied over three decad...

    Authors: I-Hsin Liu, Yu-Shu Lo and Jinn-Moon Yang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S5
  3. Coffee contains several compounds that have the potential to influence breast cancer risk and survival. However, epidemiologic data on the relation between coffee compounds and breast cancer survival are spars...

    Authors: Babita Shashni, Karun Sharma, Rumani Singh, Kishore R Sakharkar, Sarinder K Dhillon, Yukio Nagasaki and Meena K Sakharkar
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S6
  4. Plant cell wall-degrading enzymes (PCWDEs) play significant roles throughout the fungal life including acquisition of nutrients and decomposition of plant cell walls. In addition, many of PCWDEs are also utili...

    Authors: Jaeyoung Choi, Ki-Tae Kim, Jongbum Jeon and Yong-Hwan Lee
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S7
  5. Human aneuploidy is the leading cause of early pregnancy loss, mental retardation, and multiple congenital anomalies. Due to the high mortality associated with aneuploidy, the pathophysiological mechanisms of ...

    Authors: Ruosi Zhang, Lili Hao, Lingping Wang, Meili Chen, Wen Li, Rujiao Li, Jun Yu, Jingfa Xiao and Jiayan Wu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S8
  6. The large-scale sequencing of 5' cap enriched cDNA promises to reveal the diversity of transcription initiation across entire genomes. The process of transcription is noisy, and there is often no single, exact...

    Authors: Dario Strbenac, Nicola J Armstrong and Jean YH Yang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S9

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2013 14:767

  7. Schizophrenic patients show lower incidences of cancer, implicating schizophrenia may be a protective factor against cancer. To study the genetic correlation between the two diseases, a specific PPI network wa...

    Authors: Kuo-Chuan Huang, Ko-Chun Yang, Han Lin, Theresa Tsao Tsun-Hui, Wen-Kuei Lee, Sheng-An Lee and Cheng-Yan Kao
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S10
  8. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short noncoding RNAs (approximately 22 nucleotides in length) that play important roles in colorectal cancer (CRC) progression through silencing gene expression. Numerous dysregulated miRNA...

    Authors: Wei-Shone Chen, Ting-Wen Chen, Tzu-Hsien Yang, Ling-Yueh Hu, Hung-Wei Pan, Chung-Man Leung, Sung-Chou Li, Meng-Ru Ho, Chih-Wen Shu, Pei-Feng Liu, Shou-Yu Yu, Ya-Ting Tu, Wen-Chang Lin, Tony T Wu and Kuo-Wang Tsai
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S12
  9. Small bioinformatics databases, unlike institutionally funded large databases, are vulnerable to discontinuation and many reported in publications are no longer accessible. This leads to irreproducible scienti...

    Authors: Tin Wee Tan, Chao Xie, Mark De Silva, Kuan Siong Lim, C Pawan K Patro, Shen Jean Lim, Kunde Ramamoorthy Govindarajan, Joo Chuan Tong, Khar Heng Choo, Shoba Ranganathan and Asif M Khan
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S13
  10. Many biological processes are carried out by proteins interacting with each other in the form of protein complexes. However, large-scale detection of protein complexes has remained constrained by experimental ...

    Authors: Daniel Lin-Kit Wong, Xiao-Li Li, Min Wu, Jie Zheng and See-Kiong Ng
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S15
  11. Metagenomics seeks to understand microbial communities and assemblages by DNA sequencing. Technological advances in next generation sequencing technologies are fuelling a rapid growth in the number and scope o...

    Authors: Suparna Mitra, Karin Förster-Fromme, Antje Damms-Machado, Tim Scheurenbrand, Saskia Biskup, Daniel H Huson and Stephan C Bischoff
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S16

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