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Volume 14 Supplement 6

Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the Brazilian Association for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (X-meeting 2012)


Edited by Thiago M Venancio (Co-ordinating Editor), Andre Fujita, Ricardo Z Vencio, Paula Kuser-Falcao and Robson Francisco de Souza

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 review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

8th International Conference of the Brazilian Association for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (X-meeting 2012). Go to conference site.

Campinas, Brazil14-17 October 2012

  1. Content type: Research

    Nuclear receptors (NRs) are transcription factors which bind small hormones, whose evolutionary history and the presence of different functional surfaces makes them an interesting target for a correlation base...

    Authors: Marcelo Querino Lima Afonso, Leonardo Henrique França de Lima and Lucas Bleicher

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S1

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  2. Content type: Research

    The study and analysis of gene expression measurements is the primary focus of functional genomics. Once expression data is available, biologists are faced with the task of extracting (new) knowledge associate...

    Authors: Flávia A Miyazaki, Gabriela DA Guardia, Ricardo ZN Vêncio and Cléver RG de Farias

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S2

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  3. Content type: Research

    The thymic epithelium is the major microenvironmental component of the thymus, the primary lymphoid organ responsible for the generation of T lymphocytes. Thymic epithelial cells (TEC) control intrathymic T ce...

    Authors: Daiane Cristina Ferreira Golbert, Eliane Correa-de-Santana, Marcelo Ribeiro-Alves, Ana Tereza Ribeiro de Vasconcelos and Wilson Savino

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S3

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  4. Content type: Research

    Current immunological bioinformatic approaches focus on the prediction of allele-specific epitopes capable of triggering immunogenic activity. The prediction of major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I e...

    Authors: Anderson R Santos, Vanessa Bastos Pereira, Eudes Barbosa, Jan Baumbach, Josch Pauling, Richard Röttger, Meritxell Zurita Turk, Artur Silva, Anderson Miyoshi and Vasco Azevedo

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S4

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  5. Content type: Research

    Lung cancer accounts for the highest number of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Early diagnosis significantly increases the disease-free survival rate and a large amount of effort has been expended in screenin...

    Authors: Debmalya Barh, Neha Jain, Sandeep Tiwari, John K Field, Elena Padin-Iruegas, Alvaro Ruibal, Rafael López, Michel Herranz, Antaripa Bhattacharya, Lucky Juneja, Cedric Viero, Artur Silva, Anderson Miyoshi, Anil Kumar, Kenneth Blum, Vasco Azevedo…

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S5

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  6. Content type: Research

    Data preprocessing is a major step in data mining. In data preprocessing, several known techniques can be applied, or new ones developed, to improve data quality such that the mining results become more accura...

    Authors: Ana T Winck, Karina S Machado, Osmar Norberto de Souza and Duncan D Ruiz

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 6):S6

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