Volume 17 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the Fourteenth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2016): Genomics


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San Francisco, CA, USA

11 - 13 January 2016

Edited by Jijun Tang, Lu Tian and Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen.

Related articles have been published in supplements to BMC Bioinformatics and BMC Systems Biology.

  1. Methodology

    Power estimation and sample size determination for replication studies of genome-wide association studies

    Replication study is a commonly used verification method to filter out false positives in genome-wide association studies (GWAS). If an association can be confirmed in a replication study, it will have a high ...

    Wei Jiang and Weichuan Yu

    BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 1):2296

    Published on: 11 January 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2017 18:73


    A maximum-likelihood approach for building cell-type trees by lifting

    In cell differentiation, a less specialized cell differentiates into a more specialized one, even though all cells in one organism have (almost) the same genome. Epigenetic factors such as histone modification...

    Nishanth Ulhas Nair, Laura Hunter, Mingfu Shao, Paulina Grnarova, Yu Lin, Philipp Bucher and Bernard M. E. Moret

    BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 1):14

    Published on: 11 January 2016


    Mapping the genomic architecture of adaptive traits with interspecific introgressive origin: a coalescent-based approach

    Recent studies of eukaryotes including human and Neandertal, mice, and butterflies have highlighted the major role that interspecific introgression has played in adaptive trait evolution. A common question ari...

    Hussein A. Hejase and Kevin J. Liu

    BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 1):S8

    Published on: 11 January 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2016 17:292

  4. Proceedings

    SOHSite: incorporating evolutionary information and physicochemical properties to identify protein S-sulfenylation sites

    Protein S-sulfenylation is a type of post-translational modification (PTM) involving the covalent binding of a hydroxyl group to the thiol of a cysteine amino acid. Recent evidence has shown the importance of S-s...

    Van-Minh Bui, Shun-Long Weng, Cheng-Tsung Lu, Tzu-Hao Chang, Julia Tzu-Ya Weng and Tzong-Yi Lee

    BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 1):9

    Published on: 11 January 2016


    Medoidshift clustering applied to genomic bulk tumor data

    Despite the enormous medical impact of cancers and intensive study of their biology, detailed characterization of tumor growth and development remains elusive. This difficulty occurs in large part because of e...

    Theodore Roman, Lu Xie and Russell Schwartz

    BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 1):6

    Published on: 11 January 2016


    NMFP: a non-negative matrix factorization based preselection method to increase accuracy of identifying mRNA isoforms from RNA-seq data

    The advent of next-generation RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) has greatly advanced transcriptomic studies, including system-wide identification and quantification of mRNA isoforms under various biological conditions....

    Yuting Ye and Jingyi Jessica Li

    BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 1):11

    Published on: 11 January 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2016 17:296

  7. Proceedings

    Identifying micro-inversions using high-throughput sequencing reads

    The identification of inversions of DNA segments shorter than read length (e.g., 100 bp), defined as micro-inversions (MIs), remains challenging for next-generation sequencing reads. It is acknowledged that MI...

    Feifei He, Yang Li, Yu-Hang Tang, Jian Ma and Huaiqiu Zhu

    BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 1):4

    Published on: 11 January 2016


    Comprehensive prediction of lncRNA–RNA interactions in human transcriptome

    Recent studies have revealed that large numbers of non-coding RNAs are transcribed in humans, but only a few of them have been identified with their functions. Identification of the interaction target RNAs of ...

    Goro Terai, Junichi Iwakiri, Tomoshi Kameda, Michiaki Hamada and Kiyoshi Asai

    BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 1):12

    Published on: 11 January 2016


    Genomic duplication problems for unrooted gene trees

    Discovering the location of gene duplications and multiple gene duplication episodes is a fundamental issue in evolutionary molecular biology. The problem introduced by Guigó et al. in 1996 is to map gene dupl...

    Jarosław Paszek and Paweł Górecki

    BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 1):15

    Published on: 11 January 2016

  10. Proceedings

    Transcriptome sequencing based annotation and homologous evidence based scaffolding of Anguilla japonica draft genome

    Anguilla japonica (Japanese eel) is currently one of the most important research subjects in eastern Asia aquaculture. Enigmatic life cycle of the organism makes study of artificial reproduction extremely limited...

    Yu-Chen Liu, Sheng-Da Hsu, Chih-Hung Chou, Wei-Yun Huang, Yu-Hung Chen, Chia-Yu Liu, Guan-Jay Lyu, Shao-Zhen Huang, Sergey Aganezov, Max A. Alekseyev, Chung-Der Hsiao and Hsien-Da Huang

    BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 1):S13

    Published on: 11 January 2016

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