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Volume 17 Supplement 5

Selected articles from the 11th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA '15): 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 were not involved in the peer review process for articles that they were co-authors of, and that they have no other competing interests.

Norfolk, VA, USA7-10 June 2015

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Edited by Ion Mandoiu, Alex Zelikovsky, Robert Harrison, Yaohang Li and Yury Khudyakov

Other articles from the conference have been published as a supplement to BMC Bioinformatics.

  1. Two types of approaches are mainly considered for the repeat number estimation in short tandem repeat (STR) regions from high-throughput sequencing data: approaches directly counting repeat patterns included i...

    Authors: Kaname Kojima, Yosuke Kawai, Naoki Nariai, Takahiro Mimori, Takanori Hasegawa and Masao Nagasaki
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 5):494
  2. The retina as a model system with extensive information on genes involved in development/maintenance is of great value for investigations employing deep sequencing to capture transcriptome change over time. Th...

    Authors: Devi Krishna Priya Karunakaran, Sahar Al Seesi, Abdul Rouf Banday, Marybeth Baumgartner, Anouk Olthof, Christopher Lemoine, Ion I. Măndoiu and Rahul N. Kanadia
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 5):495
  3. Assessing pathway activity levels is a plausible way to quantify metabolic differences between various conditions. This is usually inferred from microarray expression data. Wide availability of NGS technology ...

    Authors: Yvette Temate-Tiagueu, Sahar Al Seesi, Meril Mathew, Igor Mandric, Alex Rodriguez, Kayla Bean, Qiong Cheng, Olga Glebova, Ion Măndoiu, Nicole B. Lopanik and Alexander Zelikovsky
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 5):542
  4. Insertions and Deletions (Indels) are the most common form of structural variation in human genome. Indels not only contribute to genetic diversity but also cause diseases. Therefore assessing indels in human ...

    Authors: Mohammad Shabbir Hasan and Liqing Zhang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 5):496
  5. Therecent development and availability of different genotype by sequencing (GBS) protocols provided a cost-effective approach to perform high-resolution genomic analysis of entire populations in different spec...

    Authors: Claudia Perea, Juan Fernando De La Hoz, Daniel Felipe Cruz, Juan David Lobaton, Paulo Izquierdo, Juan Camilo Quintero, Bodo Raatz and Jorge Duitama
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 5):498
  6. The Gene Ontology (GO) has been used in high-throughput omics research as a major bioinformatics resource. The hierarchical structure of GO provides users a convenient platform for biological information abstr...

    Authors: Jiajie Peng, Hongxiang Li, Yongzhuang Liu, Liran Juan, Qinghua Jiang, Yadong Wang and Jin Chen
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 5):530

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Genomics 2017 18:262

  7. De novo genome assembly using NGS data remains a computation-intensive task especially for large genomes. In practice, efficiency is often a primary concern and favors using a more eff...

    Authors: Binghang Liu, Chi-Man Liu, Dinghua Li, Yingrui Li, Hing-Fung Ting, Siu-Ming Yiu, Ruibang Luo and Tak-Wah Lam
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 5):499

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