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Volume 16 Supplement 12

Joint 26th Genome Informatics Workshop and 14th International Conference on Bioinformatics: Genomics


Edited by Christian Shoenbach, Paul B Horton, Siu-Ming Yiu, Tin Wee Tan and Shoba Ranganathan

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publicaiton 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.

Joint 26th Genome Informatics Workshop and Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet) 14th International Conference on Bioinformatics (GIW/InCoB2015). Go to conference site.

Tokyo, Japan9-11 September 2015

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  1. Content type: Research

    Meiotic recombination hotspots play important roles in various aspects of genomics, but the underlying mechanisms for regulating the locations and strengths of recombination hotspots are not yet fully revealed...

    Authors: Hao Chen, Peng Yang, Jing Guo, Chee Keong Kwoh, Teresa M Przytycka and Jie Zheng

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S1

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  2. Content type: Research

    Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) is an aggressive disease with a poor prognosis. Clinically, TNBC patients have limited treatment options besides chemotherapy. The goal of this study was to determine the k...

    Authors: Karen A Ryall, Jihye Kim, Peter J Klauck, Jimin Shin, Minjae Yoo, Anastasia Ionkina, Todd M Pitts, John J Tentler, Jennifer R Diamond, S Gail Eckhardt, Lynn E Heasley, Jaewoo Kang and Aik Choon Tan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S2

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  3. Content type: Research

    Detection of differential methylation between biological samples is an important task in bisulfite-seq data analysis. Several studies have attempted de novo finding of differentially methylated regions (DMRs) ...

    Authors: Yutaka Saito and Toutai Mituyama

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S3

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  4. Content type: Research

    Deciphering gene interaction networks (GINs) from time-course gene expression (TCGx) data is highly valuable to understand gene behaviors (e.g., activation, inhibition, time-lagged causality) at the system lev...

    Authors: Qian Liu, Renhua Song and Jinyan Li

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S4

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  5. Content type: Research

    Transcription factors, regulating the expression inventory of a cell, interact with its respective DNA subjugated by a specific recognition pattern, which if well exploited may ensure targeted genome engineeri...

    Authors: Shayoni Dutta, Yoshita Agrawal, Aditi Mishra, Jaspreet Kaur Dhanjal and Durai Sundar

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S5

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  6. Content type: Research

    Identifying putative membrane transport proteins (MTPs) and understanding the transport mechanisms involved remain important challenges for the advancement of structural and functional genomics. However, the t...

    Authors: Yi-Fan Liou, Tamara Vasylenko, Chia-Lun Yeh, Wei-Chun Lin, Shih-Hsiang Chiu, Phasit Charoenkwan, Li-Sun Shu, Shinn-Ying Ho and Hui-Ling Huang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S6

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  7. Content type: Research

    Recently, a wide range of diseases have been associated with changes in DNA methylation levels, which play a vital role in gene expression regulation. With ongoing developments in technology, attempts to under...

    Authors: Bugra Ozer and Osman Uğur Sezerman

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S7

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  8. Content type: Research

    Enteroviruses (EV) with different genotypes cause diverse infectious diseases in humans and mammals. A correct EV typing result is crucial for effective medical treatment and disease control; however, the emer...

    Authors: Chieh-Hua Lin, Yu-Bin Wang, Shu-Hwa Chen, Chao Agnes Hsiung and Chung-Yen Lin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S8

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  9. Content type: Research

    Recent progress in next-generation sequencing technology has afforded several improvements such as ultra-high throughput at low cost, very high read quality, and substantially increased sequencing depth. State...

    Authors: Chih-Hao Fang, Yu-Jung Chang, Wei-Chun Chung, Ping-Heng Hsieh, Chung-Yen Lin and Jan-Ming Ho

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S9

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  10. Content type: Research

    Transcriptional regulation of gene expression in eukaryotes is usually accomplished by cooperative transcription factors (TFs). Computational identification of cooperative TF pairs has become a hot research to...

    Authors: Wei-Sheng Wu and Fu-Jou Lai

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S10

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  11. Content type: Research

    DNA methylation is a major epigenetic modification regulating several biological processes. A standard approach to measure DNA methylation is bisulfite sequencing (BS-Seq). BS-Seq couples bisulfite conversion ...

    Authors: Wen-Wei Liao, Ming-Ren Yen, Evaline Ju, Fei-Man Hsu, Larry Lam and Pao-Yang Chen

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S11

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  12. Content type: Research

    Mass Spectrometry (MS) is a ubiquitous analytical tool in biological research and is used to measure the mass-to-charge ratio of bio-molecules. Peak detection is the essential first step in MS data analysis. P...

    Authors: Chalini D Wijetunge, Isaam Saeed, Berin A Boughton, Ute Roessner and Saman K Halgamuge

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S12

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  13. Content type: Research

    Toll-like receptors, which stimulated by pathogen-associated molecular patterns such as lipopolysaccharides (LPS), induces the releasing of many kinds of proinflammatory cytokines to activate subsequent immune...

    Authors: Chia-Chun Chiu and Wei-Sheng Wu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S13

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  14. Content type: Research

    DNA gel electrophoresis is a molecular biology technique for separating different sizes of DNA fragments. Applications of DNA gel electrophoresis include DNA fingerprinting (genetic diagnosis), size estimation...

    Authors: Apichart Intarapanich, Saowaluck Kaewkamnerd, Philip J Shaw, Kittipat Ukosakit, Somvong Tragoonrung and Sissades Tongsima

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):S15

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  15. Content type: Introduction

    Knowledge discovery in bioinformatics thrives on joint and inclusive efforts of stakeholders. Similarly, knowledge dissemination is expected to be more effective and scalable through joint efforts. Therefore, ...

    Authors: Christian Schönbach, Paul Horton, Siu-Ming Yiu, Tin Wee Tan and Shoba Ranganathan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 12):I1

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