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Volume 17 Supplement 13

15th International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB 2016): Genomics


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. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Queenstown, Singapore21-23 September 2016

Edited by Christian Schönbach, Chandra Verma, Peter J. Bond and Shoba Ranganathan

Related articles have been published as a supplement to BMC Bioinformatics, BMC Medical Genomics and BMC Systems Biology.

  1. Content type: Introduction

    InCoB became since its inception in 2002 one of the largest annual bioinformatics conferences in the Asia-Pacific region with attendance ranging between 150 and 250 delegates depending on the venue location. I...

    Authors: Christian Schönbach, Chandra Verma, Lawrence Jin Kiat Wee, Peter John Bond and Shoba Ranganathan

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 13):1036

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  2. Content type: Research

    The ability to sequence the transcriptomes of single cells using single-cell RNA-seq sequencing technologies presents a shift in the scientific paradigm where scientists, now, are able to concurrently investig...

    Authors: Yongli Hu, Takeshi Hase, Hui Peng Li, Shyam Prabhakar, Hiroaki Kitano, See Kiong Ng, Samik Ghosh and Lawrence Jin Kiat Wee

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 13):1025

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  3. Content type: Research

    Annual hibernation is an adaptation that helps many animals conserve energy during food shortage in winter. This natural cycle is also accompanied by a remodeling of the intestinal immune system, which is an a...

    Authors: Francis Cheng-Hsuan Weng, Yi-Ju Yang and Daryi Wang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 13):1024

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  4. Content type: Research

    Gene copy number divergence between species is a form of genetic polymorphism that contributes significantly to both genome size and phenotypic variation. In plants, copy number expansions of single genes were...

    Authors: Vasantika Suryawanshi, Ina N. Talke, Michael Weber, Roland Eils, Benedikt Brors, Stephan Clemens and Ute Krämer

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 13):1034

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  5. Content type: Research

    Though glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most frequently occurring brain malignancy in adults, clinical treatment still faces challenges due to poor prognoses and tumor relapses. Recently, microRNAs (miRNAs...

    Authors: Srinivasulu Yerukala Sathipati, Hui-Ling Huang and Shinn-Ying Ho

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 13):1022

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  6. Content type: Research

    Gemcitabine is used as a standard drug treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), but treatment responses vary among patients. Our previous studies demonstrated that POLA2 + 1747 GG/GA single nucleotide...

    Authors: Vivien Koh, Hsueh Yin Kwan, Woei Loon Tan, Tzia Liang Mah and Wei Peng Yong

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 13):1029

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  7. Content type: Research

    The ability to engineer zinc finger proteins binding to a DNA sequence of choice is essential for targeted genome editing to be possible. Experimental techniques and molecular docking have been successful in p...

    Authors: Shayoni Dutta, Spandan Madan, Harsh Parikh and Durai Sundar

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 13):1033

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  8. Content type: Research

    Immune cells have to change their gene expression patterns dynamically in response to external stimuli such as lipopolysaccharide (LPS). The gene expression is regulated at multiple steps in eukaryotic cells, ...

    Authors: Yutaro Kumagai, Alexis Vandenbon, Shunsuke Teraguchi, Shizuo Akira and Yutaka Suzuki

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 13):1032

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  9. Content type: Research

    Bisulfite sequencing (BS-seq) has become a standard technology to profile genome-wide DNA methylation at single-base resolution. It allows researchers to conduct genome-wise cytosine methylation analyses on is...

    Authors: Sheng-Yao Su, Shu-Hwa Chen, I-Hsuan Lu, Yih-Shien Chiang, Yu-Bin Wang, Pao-Yang Chen and Chung-Yen Lin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 13):1027

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  10. Content type: Research

    Proteogenomics is a promising approach for various tasks ranging from gene annotation to cancer research. Databases for proteogenomic searches are often constructed by adding peptide sequences inferred from ge...

    Authors: Honglan Li, Yoon Sung Joh, Hyunwoo Kim, Eunok Paek, Sang-Won Lee and Kyu-Baek Hwang

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 13):1031

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  11. Content type: Research

    Simple sequence repeats (SSRs) have become widely used as molecular markers in plant genetic studies due to their abundance, high allelic variation at each locus and simplicity to analyze using conventional PC...

    Authors: Piyarat Ponyared, Jiradej Ponsawat, Sissades Tongsima, Pusadee Seresangtakul, Chutipong Akkasaeng and Nathpapat Tantisuwichwong

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 13):1035

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  12. Content type: Research

    RNA is often targeted to be localized to the specific subcellular compartments. Specific localization of mRNA is believed to be an important mechanism for targeting their protein products to the locations, whe...

    Authors: Aliaksandr A. Yarmishyn, Maksym Kremenskoy, Arsen O. Batagov, Axel Preuss, Jin Huei Wong and Igor V. Kurochkin

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 13):1028

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