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Volume 19 Supplement 8

Selected articles from the IV Colombian Congress on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology & VIII International Conference on Bioinformatics SoIBio 2017


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 of their articles. No other competing interests were declared.

Santiago de Cali, Colombia13-15 September 2017

Edited by Pedro Antonio Moreno Tovar and Patricia Eugenia Vélez Varela.

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  1. In living organisms, small heat shock proteins (sHSPs) are triggered in response to stress situations. This family of proteins is large in plants and, in the case of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), 33 genes have b...

    Authors: Debora Arce, Flavio Spetale, Flavia Krsticevic, Paolo Cacchiarelli, Javier De Las Rivas, Sergio Ponce, Guillermo Pratta and Elizabeth Tapia
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 8):860
  2. Hot spring bacteria have unique biological adaptations to survive the extreme conditions of these environments; these bacteria produce thermostable enzymes that can be used in biotechnological and industrial a...

    Authors: Andres Benavides, Juan Pablo Isaza, Juan Pablo Niño-García, Juan Fernando Alzate and Felipe Cabarcas
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 8):858
  3. Identification of biomarkers associated with the prognosis of different cancer subtypes is critical to achieve better therapeutic assistance. In colorectal cancer (CRC) the discovery of stable and consistent s...

    Authors: Jorge Martinez-Romero, Santiago Bueno-Fortes, Manuel Martín-Merino, Ana Ramirez de Molina and Javier De Las Rivas
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 8):857
  4. Latin America harbors some of the most biodiverse countries in the world, including Colombia. Despite the increasing use of cutting-edge technologies in genomics and bioinformatics in several biological scienc...

    Authors: Alejandra Noreña – P, Andrea González Muñoz, Jeanneth Mosquera-Rendón, Kelly Botero and Marco A. Cristancho
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 8):859
  5. Modern Latin American populations were formed via genetic admixture among ancestral source populations from Africa, the Americas and Europe. We are interested in studying how combinations of genetic ancestry i...

    Authors: Emily T. Norris, Lu Wang, Andrew B. Conley, Lavanya Rishishwar, Leonardo Mariño-Ramírez, Augusto Valderrama-Aguirre and I. King Jordan
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 8):861
  6. Repetitive DNA sequences (Repeats) are significant regions in the human genome that have a specific genomic distribution, structure, and several binding sites for genome architecture and function. In consequen...

    Authors: Fabian Tobar-Tosse, Patricia E. Veléz, Eliana Ocampo-Toro and Pedro A. Moreno
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 8):862

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