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Volume 16 Supplement 5

Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Brazilian Association for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (X-Meeting 2014)


Edited by Marcelo Mendes Brandão

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 been through the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editor declares that he has no competing interests.

X-meeting 2014 - International Conference on the Brazilian Association for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. Go to conference site.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil28-30 October 2014

  1. Ninety-two Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes have been described so far, but the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine introduced in the Brazilian basic vaccination schedule in 2010 covers only the ten most prevalent i...

    Authors: Dhian RA Camargo, Fabiano S Pais, Ângela C Volpini, Marluce AA Oliveira and Roney S Coimbra
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 5):S1
  2. Breast cancer is a genetically heterogeneous type of cancer that belongs to the most prevalent types with a high mortality rate. Treatment and prognosis of breast cancer would profit largely from a correct cla...

    Authors: Mohamed Hamed, Christian Spaniol, Alexander Zapp and Volkhard Helms
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 5):S2
  3. Despite the large increase of transcriptomic studies that look for gene signatures on diseases, there is still a need for integrative approaches that obtain separation of multiple pathological states providing...

    Authors: Sara Aibar, Celia Fontanillo, Conrad Droste, Beatriz Roson-Burgo, Francisco J Campos-Laborie, Jesus M Hernandez-Rivas and Javier De Las Rivas
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 5):S3
  4. Chromatin immunoprecipitation followed by sequencing of protein-bound DNA fragments (ChIP-Seq) is an effective high-throughput methodology for the identification of context specific DNA fragments that are boun...

    Authors: Mukesh Bansal, Geetu Mendiratta, Santosh Anand, Ritu Kushwaha, Ryan Hyunjae Kim, Manju Kustagi, Archana Iyer, Raju SK Chaganti, Andrea Califano and Pavel Sumazin
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 5):S4
  5. A fundamental question in neuroscience is how memories are stored and retrieved in the brain. Long-term memory formation requires transcription, translation and epigenetic processes that control gene expressio...

    Authors: Lucia L Peixoto, Mathieu E Wimmer, Shane G Poplawski, Jennifer C Tudor, Charles A Kenworthy, Shichong Liu, Keiko Mizuno, Benjamin A Garcia, Nancy R Zhang, K Peter Giese and Ted Abel
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 5):S5
  6. In the context of ancestral gene order reconstruction from extant genomes, there exist two main computational approaches: rearrangement-based, and homology-based methods. The rearrangement-based methods consis...

    Authors: Amandine Perrin, Jean-Stéphane Varré, Samuel Blanquart and Aïda Ouangraoua
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 5):S6
  7. Corynebacterium urealyticum is an opportunistic pathogen that normally lives on skin and mucous membranes in humans. This high Gram-positive bacteria can cause acute or encrusted cystitis, encrusted pyelitis, and...

    Authors: Luis Carlos Guimarães, Siomar de Castro Soares, Eva Trost, Jochen Blom, Rommel Thiago Jucá Ramos, Artur Silva, Debmalya Barh and Vasco Azevedo
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 5):S7
  8. The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is a member of the ErbB family that is involved in a number of processes responsible for cancer development and progression such as angiogenesis, apoptosis, cell pro...

    Authors: Sukriti Goyal, Salma Jamal, Asheesh Shanker and Abhinav Grover
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 5):S8
  9. The bacterium Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis (Cp) causes caseous lymphadenitis (CLA), mastitis, ulcerative lymphangitis, and oedema in a number of hosts, comprising ruminants, thereby intimidating economic an...

    Authors: Leandro G Radusky, Syed Shah Hassan, Esteban Lanzarotti, Sandeep Tiwari, Syed Babar Jamal, Javed Ali, Amjad Ali, Rafaela Salgado Ferreira, Debmalya Barh, Artur Silva, Adrián G Turjanski and Vasco AC Azevedo
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 5):S9
  10. Biological nitrogen fixation, with an emphasis on the legume-rhizobia symbiosis, is a key process for agriculture and the environment, allowing the replacement of nitrogen fertilizers, reducing water pollution...

    Authors: Helton Azevedo, Fabricio Martins Lopes, Paulo Roberto Silla and Mariangela Hungria
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 5):S10
  11. Meningitis is the inflammation of the meninges in response to infection or chemical agents. While aseptic meningitis, most frequently caused by enteroviruses, is usually benign with a self-limiting course, bac...

    Authors: Ana Paula Cordeiro, Rosiane Aparecida Silva Pereira, Alex Chapeaurouge, Clarice Semião Coimbra, Jonas Perales, Guilherme Oliveira, Talitah Michel Sanchez Candiani and Roney Santos Coimbra
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 5):S11
  12. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) have increasingly been found to regulate diseases at a significant level. The interaction of miRNA and diseases is a complex web of multilevel interactions, given the fact that a miRNA regul...

    Authors: Joseph J Nalluri, Bhanu K Kamapantula, Debmalya Barh, Neha Jain, Antaripa Bhattacharya, Sintia Silva de Almeida, Rommel Thiago Juca Ramos, Artur Silva, Vasco Azevedo and Preetam Ghosh
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2015 16(Suppl 5):S12

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