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Volume 16 Supplement 2

Selected articles from the Thirteenth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2015): Genomics


Edited by Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen and Hsien-Da Huang

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. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

The Thirteenth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2015). Go to conference site.

HsinChu, Taiwan21-23 January 2015

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  1. Content type: Proceedings

    Identification of genes with ascending or descending monotonic expression patterns over time or stages of stem cells is an important issue in time-series microarray data analysis. We propose a method named Mon...

    Authors: Hsei-Wei Wang, Hsing-Jen Sun, Ting-Yu Chang, Hung-Hao Lo, Wei-Chung Cheng, George C Tseng, Chin-Teng Lin, Shing-Jyh Chang, Nikhil Ranjan Pal and I-Fang Chung

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 2):S2

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    Accurate determination of protein complexes is crucial for understanding cellular organization and function. High-throughput experimental techniques have generated a large amount of protein-protein interaction...

    Authors: Yijia Zhang, Hongfei Lin, Zhihao Yang and Jian Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 2):S4

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    Single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) selection and identification are the most important tasks in Genome-wide association data analysis. The problem is difficult because genome-wide association data is very ...

    Authors: Thanh-Tung Nguyen, Joshua Zhexue Huang, Qingyao Wu, Thuy Thi Nguyen and Mark Junjie Li

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 2):S5

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  4. Content type: Proceedings

    In general, the expression of gene alters conditionally to catalyze a specific metabolic pathway. Microarray-based datasets have been massively produced to monitor gene expression levels in parallel with numer...

    Authors: Chia-Hung Chien, Chi-Nga Chow, Nai-Yun Wu, Yi-Fan Chiang-Hsieh, Ping-Fu Hou and Wen-Chi Chang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 2):S6

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  5. Content type: Proceedings

    Human leucocyte antigen (HLA) genes play an important role in determining the outcome of organ transplantation and are linked to many human diseases. Because of the diversity and polymorphisms of HLA loci, HLA...

    Authors: Naoki Nariai, Kaname Kojima, Sakae Saito, Takahiro Mimori, Yukuto Sato, Yosuke Kawai, Yumi Yamaguchi-Kabata, Jun Yasuda and Masao Nagasaki

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 2):S7

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    Epigenetic modifications are essential for controlling gene expression. Recent studies have shown that not only single epigenetic modifications but also combinations of multiple epigenetic modifications play v...

    Authors: Kazuki Ichikawa and Shinichi Morishita

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 2):S8

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  7. Content type: Proceedings

    Protein-protein interactions (PPIs) are key to understanding diverse cellular processes and disease mechanisms. However, current PPI databases only provide low-resolution knowledge of PPIs, in the sense that "...

    Authors: Yu-Ting Tseng, Wenyuan Li, Ching-Hsien Chen, Shihua Zhang, Jeremy JW Chen, Xianghong Jasmine Zhou and Chun-Chi Liu

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 2):S10

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  8. Content type: Proceedings

    Intensive research based on the inverse expression relationship has been undertaken to discover the miRNA-mRNA regulatory modules involved in the infection of Hepatitis C virus (HCV), the leading cause of chro...

    Authors: Renhua Song, Qian Liu, Tao Liu and Jinyan Li

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 2):S11

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  9. Content type: Proceedings

    MicroRNAs (miRNAs) simultaneously target many transcripts through partial complementarity binding, and have emerged as a key type of post-transcriptional regulator for gene expression. How miRNA accomplishes i...

    Authors: Sheng-Da Hsu, Hsi-Yuan Huang, Chih-Hung Chou, Yi-Ming Sun, Ming-Ta Hsu and Ann-Ping Tsou

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 2):S12

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  10. Content type: Proceedings

    Next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies have made it possible to exhaustively detect structural variations (SVs) in genomes. Although various methods for detecting SVs have been developed, the global str...

    Authors: Tomohiro Yasuda and Satoru Miyano

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 2):S13

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2015 16:276

  11. Content type: Proceedings

    RNA-Seq based transcriptome assembly has become a fundamental technique for studying expressed mRNAs (i.e., transcripts or isoforms) in a cell using high-throughput sequencing technologies, and is serving as a ba...

    Authors: Masruba Tasnim, Shining Ma, Ei-Wen Yang, Tao Jiang and Wei Li

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 2):S15

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