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Volume 22 Supplement 5

Selected articles from the 19th Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2021): 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.

Tainan, Taiwan3-5 February 2021

Conference website

Edited by Sunny Sun, Ping-Chiang Lyu, Chao A. Hsiung, Shaw-Jenq Tsai and Phoebe Chen.

  1. All diseases containing genetic material undergo genetic evolution and give rise to heterogeneity including cancer and infection. Although these illnesses are biologically very different, the ability for phylo...

    Authors: Filippo Utro, Chaya Levovitz, Kahn Rhrissorrakrai and Laxmi Parida
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22(Suppl 5):518
  2. With the rapid increase in the amount of Protein-Protein Interaction (PPI) data, the establishment of an event-centered PPI ontology that contains temporal and spatial vocabularies is urgently needed to clarif...

    Authors: Mansheng Li, Qiang He, Chunyuan Yang, Jie Ma, Fuchu He, Tao Chen and Yunping Zhu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22(Suppl 5):544
  3. Copy number variation is crucial in deciphering the mechanism and cure of complex disorders and cancers. The recent advancement of scDNA sequencing technology sheds light upon addressing intratumor heterogenei...

    Authors: Xikang Feng, Lingxi Chen, Yuhao Qing, Ruikang Li, Chaohui Li and Shuai Cheng Li
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22(Suppl 5):651
  4. Reverse Transcription quantitative polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPCR) is a sensitive and reliable method for mRNA quantification and rapid analysis of gene expression from a large number of starting templates...

    Authors: Yashu Zhang, Hongping Li, Shucheng Shang, Shuoyu Meng, Ting Lin, Yanhui Zhang and Haixing Liu
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2021 22(Suppl 5):680
  5. Many long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been extensively identified in higher eukaryotic species. The function of lncRNAs has been reported to play important roles in diverse biological processes, including d...

    Authors: Cheng-Hung Tsai, Tzu-Chieh Lin, Yi-Hsien Chang, Huai-Kuang Tsai and Jia-Hsin Huang
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 22(Suppl 5):917
  6. Pan-cancer studies have disclosed many commonalities and differences in mutations, copy number variations, and gene expression alterations among cancers. Some of these features are significantly associated wit...

    Authors: Po-Wen Wang, Yi-Hsun Su, Po-Hao Chou, Ming-Yueh Huang and Ting-Wen Chen
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 22(Suppl 5):918
  7. Alternative splicing (AS) increases the diversity of transcriptome and could fine-tune the function of genes, so that understanding the regulation of AS is vital. AS could be regulated by many different cis-regul...

    Authors: Cheng-Kai Shiau, Jia-Hsin Huang, Yu-Ting Liu and Huai-Kuang Tsai
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2022 22(Suppl 5):919

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