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Volume 15 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the Twelfth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2014): Genomics


Edited by Shuigeng Zhou and Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen

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.

The Twelfth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2014). Go to conference site.

Shanghai, China17-19 January 2014

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  1. Post-translational modification (PTM) of transcriptional factors and chromatin remodelling proteins is recognized as a major mechanism by which transcriptional regulation occurs. Chromatin immunoprecipitation ...

    Authors: Chia-Yang Cheng, Chia-Han Chu, Hung-Wei Hsu, Fang-Rong Hsu, Chung Yi Tang, Wen-Ching Wang, Hsing-Jien Kung and Pei-Ching Chang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S1
  2. Prediction of the structural classes of proteins can provide important information about their functionalities as well as their major tertiary structures. It is also considered as an important step towards pro...

    Authors: Abdollah Dehzangi, Kuldip Paliwal, James Lyons, Alok Sharma and Abdul Sattar
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S2
  3. Tuberculosis has become a major health problem being the second leading cause of death worldwide. Mycobacterium tuberculosis secretes a virulence factor, protein tyrosine phosphatase B (mPTPB) in the cytoplasm of...

    Authors: Jaspreet Kaur Dhanjal, Sonam Grover, Sudhanshu Sharma, Ajeet Kumar Singh and Abhinav Grover
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S3
  4. PDZ domains are one of the most promiscuous protein recognition modules that bind with short linear peptides and play an important role in cellular signaling. Recently, few high-throughput techniques (e.g. pro...

    Authors: Kousik Kundu and Rolf Backofen
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S5
  5. Gene set enrichment analysis (GSEA) is an important approach to the analysis of coordinate expression changes at a pathway level. Although many statistical and computational methods have been proposed for GSEA...

    Authors: Yinglei Lai, Fanni Zhang, Tapan K Nayak, Reza Modarres, Norman H Lee and Timothy A McCaffrey
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S6
  6. In mass spectrometry-based proteomics, the statistical significance of a peptide-spectrum or protein-spectrum match is an important indicator of the correctness of the peptide or protein identification. In bot...

    Authors: Xiaowen Liu, Matthew W Segar, Shuai Cheng Li and Sangtae Kim
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S9
  7. In order to have a better understanding of unexplained heritability for complex diseases in conventional Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS), aggregated association analyses based on predefined functional r...

    Authors: Meng Lu, Hye-Seung Lee, David Hadley, Jianhua Z Huang and Xiaoning Qian
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S10
  8. Due to the importance of Penicillium chrysogenum holding in medicine, the genome of low-penicillin producing laboratorial strain Wisconsin54-1255 had been sequenced and fully annotated. Through classical mutagene...

    Authors: Fu-Qiang Wang, Jun Zhong, Ying Zhao, Jingfa Xiao, Jing Liu, Meng Dai, Guizhen Zheng, Li Zhang, Jun Yu, Jiayan Wu and Baoling Duan
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S11
  9. Taxonomic annotation of reads is an important problem in metagenomic analysis. Existing annotation tools, which rely on the approach of aligning each read to the taxonomic structure, are unable to annotate man...

    Authors: Yi Wang, Henry Chi Ming Leung, Siu Ming Yiu and Francis Yuk Lun Chin
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S12
  10. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most highly malignant and lethal cancers of the world. Its pathogenesis has been reported to be multi-factorial, and the molecular carcinogenesis of HCC can not be ...

    Authors: Lin Wei, Baofeng Lian, Yuannv Zhang, Wei Li, Jianren Gu, Xianghuo He and Lu Xie
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S13
  11. Sequence alignment has become an indispensable tool in modern molecular biology research, and probabilistic sequence alignment models have been shown to provide an effective framework for building accurate seq...

    Authors: Byung-Jun Yoon
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2014 15(Suppl 1):S14

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