Edited by Zhipeng Cai, Pavel Skums and Alexander Zelikovsky.
Articles from this conference have also been published as a supplement in BMC Bioinformatics.
Volume 19 Supplement 6
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With the developments of DNA sequencing technology, large amounts of sequencing data have been produced that provides unprecedented opportunities for advanced association studies between somatic mutations and ...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 6):565
Repeat elements are important components of most eukaryotic genomes. Most existing tools for repeat analysis rely either on high quality reference genomes or existing repeat libraries. Thus, it is still challe...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 6):566
Deciphering the history of life on Earth has long been regarded as one of the most central tasks in biology. In past years, widespread discordance between the evolutionary histories of different groups of orth...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 6):570
Single cell transcriptomics is critical for understanding cellular heterogeneity and identification of novel cell types. Leveraging the recent advances in single cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-Seq) technology requ...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 6):569
In mass spectrometry-based proteomics, protein identification is an essential task. Evaluating the statistical significance of the protein identification result is critical to the success of proteomics studies...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 6):567
Alternative splicing is a ubiquitous post-transcriptional regulation mechanism in most eukaryotic genes. Aberrant splicing isoforms and abnormal isoform ratios can contribute to cancer development. Kinase gene...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 6):564
Viral infection involves a large number of protein-protein interactions (PPIs) between virus and its host. These interactions range from the initial binding of viral coat proteins to host membrane receptor to ...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 6):568
While RNA is often created from linear splicing during transcription, recent studies have found that non-canonical splicing sometimes occurs. Non-canonical splicing joins 3’ and 5’ and forms the so-called circ...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 6):572
The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is one of the most popular bioinformatics resources. Recently, HPO-based phenotype semantic similarity has been effectively applied to model patient phenotype data. However, ...
Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 6):571
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