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Proteomics

Section edited by John Garavelli

This section incorporates all aspects of proteomic analysis including but not limited to: methods and applications for the analysis of post-translational modifications, proteomic, mass spectroscopic, and chemoinformatic data.

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  1. The human leukocyte antigen (HLA) proteins play a fundamental role in the adaptive immune system as they present peptides to T cells. Mass-spectrometry-based immunopeptidomics is a promising and powerful tool ...

    Authors: Hesham ElAbd, Frauke Degenhardt, Tomas Koudelka, Ann-Kristin Kamps, Andreas Tholey, Petra Bacher, Tobias L. Lenz, Andre Franke and Mareike Wendorff

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2021 22:405

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  2. Quantitative proteomics studies are often used to detect proteins that are differentially expressed across different experimental conditions. Functional enrichment analyses are then typically used to detect an...

    Authors: Rachel Nadeau, Anastasiia Byvsheva and Mathieu Lavallée-Adam

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2021 22:302

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  3. Histone post-translational modifications (PTMs) play an important role in our system by regulating the structure of chromatin and therefore contribute to the regulation of gene and protein expression. Irregula...

    Authors: Kevin Chappell, Stefan Graw, Charity L. Washam, Aaron J. Storey, Chris Bolden, Eric C. Peterson and Stephanie D. Byrum

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2021 22:275

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  4. The clustering of data produced by liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry analyses (LC-MS data) has recently gained interest to extract meaningful chemical or biological patterns. However, recent i...

    Authors: Olga Permiakova, Romain Guibert, Alexandra Kraut, Thomas Fortin, Anne-Marie Hesse and Thomas Burger

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2021 22:68

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  5. The search for statistically significant relationships between molecular markers and outcomes is challenging when dealing with high-dimensional, noisy and collinear multivariate omics data, such as metabolomic...

    Authors: Alina Peluso, Robert Glen and Timothy M. D. Ebbels

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2021 22:67

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  6. Protein inter-residue contact and distance prediction are two key intermediate steps essential to accurate protein structure prediction. Distance prediction comes in two forms: real-valued distances and ‘binne...

    Authors: Badri Adhikari, Bikash Shrestha, Matthew Bernardini, Jie Hou and Jamie Lea

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2021 22:8

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  7. Post-translational modifications (PTM) of amino acid (AA) side chains in peptides control protein structure and functionality. PTMs depend on the specific AA characteristics. The reactivity of cysteine thiol-b...

    Authors: Marten Moore, Corinna Wesemann, Nikolaj Gossmann, Arne Sahm, Jan Krüger, Alexander Sczyrba and Karl-Josef Dietz

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21:490

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  8. Mass spectrometry (MS) has become a promising analytical technique to acquire proteomics information for the characterization of biological samples. Nevertheless, most studies focus on the final proteins ident...

    Authors: Shisheng Wang, Hongwen Zhu, Hu Zhou, Jingqiu Cheng and Hao Yang

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21:439

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  9. Protein microarray is a well-established approach for characterizing activity levels of thousands of proteins in a parallel manner. Analysis of protein microarray data is complex and time-consuming, while exis...

    Authors: Dmytro Fishman, Ivan Kuzmin, Priit Adler, Jaak Vilo and Hedi Peterson

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21:411

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  10. Although targeted drugs have contributed to impressive advances in the treatment of cancer patients, their clinical benefits on tumor therapies are greatly limited due to intrinsic and acquired resistance of c...

    Authors: Hui Liu, Wenhao Zhang, Lixia Nie, Xiancheng Ding, Judong Luo and Ling Zou

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:645

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  11. Data from discovery proteomic and phosphoproteomic experiments typically include missing values that correspond to proteins that have not been identified in the analyzed sample. Replacing the missing values wi...

    Authors: Matúš Medo, Daniel M. Aebersold and Michaela Medová

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:563

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  12. Identifying differentially abundant features between different experimental groups is a common goal for many metabolomics and proteomics studies. However, analyzing data from mass spectrometry (MS) is difficul...

    Authors: Yuntong Li, Teresa W.M. Fan, Andrew N. Lane, Woo-Young Kang, Susanne M. Arnold, Arnold J. Stromberg, Chi Wang and Li Chen

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:501

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  13. Utilization of quantitative proteomics data on the network level is still a challenge in proteomics data analysis. Currently existing models use sophisticated, sometimes hard to implement analysis techniques. ...

    Authors: Éva Csősz, Ferenc Tóth, Mohamed Mahdi, George Tsaprailis, Miklós Emri and József Tőzsér

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:398

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  14. Molecule identification is a crucial step in metabolomics and environmental sciences. Besides in silico fragmentation, as performed by MetFrag, also machine learning and statistical methods evolved, showing an...

    Authors: Christoph Ruttkies, Steffen Neumann and Stefan Posch

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:376

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  15. Mass Spectrometry (MS) is a widely used technique in biology research, and has become key in proteomics and metabolomics analyses. As a result, the amount of MS data has significantly increased in recent years...

    Authors: Ruochen Yang, Xi Chen and Idoia Ochoa

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:368

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  16. Essential proteins are distinctly important for an organism’s survival and development and crucial to disease analysis and drug design as well. Large-scale protein-protein interaction (PPI) data sets exist in Sac...

    Authors: Bihai Zhao, Yulin Zhao, Xiaoxia Zhang, Zhihong Zhang, Fan Zhang and Lei Wang

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:355

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  17. The advent of high-throughput experimental techniques paved the way to genome-wide computational analysis and predictive annotation studies. When considering the joint annotation of a large set of related enti...

    Authors: Stefano Teso, Luca Masera, Michelangelo Diligenti and Andrea Passerini

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:338

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  18. Lipidomics, the comprehensive measurement of lipids within a biological system or substrate, is an emerging field with significant potential for improving clinical diagnosis and our understanding of health and...

    Authors: Jeremy P. Koelmel, Jason A. Cochran, Candice Z. Ulmer, Allison J. Levy, Rainey E. Patterson, Berkley C. Olsen, Richard A. Yost, John A. Bowden and Timothy J. Garrett

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:217

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  19. Advances in high-resolution mass spectrometry facilitate the identification of hundreds of metabolites, thousands of proteins and their post-translational modifications. This remarkable progress poses a challe...

    Authors: Harald Marx and Joshua J. Coon

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:21

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  20. Translational and post-translational control mechanisms in the cell result in widely observable differences between measured gene transcription and protein abundances. Herein, protein complexes are among the m...

    Authors: Morteza H. Chalabi, Vasileios Tsiamis, Lukas Käll, Fabio Vandin and Veit Schwämmle

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:17

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  21. Long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) studies play an important role in the development, invasion, and metastasis of the tumor. The analysis and screening of the differential expression of lncRNAs in cancer and corresp...

    Authors: Rong Zhu, Guangshun Li, Jin-Xing Liu, Ling-Yun Dai and Ying Guo

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:16

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  22. Hypothetical proteins [HP] are those that are predicted to be expressed in an organism, but no evidence of their existence is known. In the recent past, annotation and curation efforts have helped overcome the...

    Authors: Johny Ijaq, Girik Malik, Anuj Kumar, Partha Sarathi Das, Narendra Meena, Neeraja Bethi, Vijayaraghava Seshadri Sundararajan and Prashanth Suravajhala

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:14

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  23. To further our understanding of immunopeptidomics, improved tools are needed to identify peptides presented by major histocompatibility complex class I (MHC-I). Many existing tools are limited by their relianc...

    Authors: Kevin Michael Boehm, Bhavneet Bhinder, Vijay Joseph Raja, Noah Dephoure and Olivier Elemento

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20:7

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  24. To address high-dimensional genomic data, most of the proposed prediction methods make use of genomic data alone without considering clinical data, which are often available and known to have predictive value....

    Authors: Caroline Bazzoli and Sophie Lambert-Lacroix

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19:314

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  25. The oxidation of protein-bound methionine to form methionine sulfoxide, has traditionally been regarded as an oxidative damage. However, recent evidences support the view of this reversible reaction as a regul...

    Authors: Juan C. Aledo, Francisco R. Cantón and Francisco J. Veredas

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:430

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  26. Lipids are ubiquitous and serve numerous biological functions; thus lipids have been shown to have great potential as candidates for elucidating biomarkers and pathway perturbations associated with disease. Me...

    Authors: Jeremy P. Koelmel, Nicholas M. Kroeger, Candice Z. Ulmer, John A. Bowden, Rainey E. Patterson, Jason A. Cochran, Christopher W. W. Beecher, Timothy J. Garrett and Richard A. Yost

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:331

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  27. Identifying disease correlated features early before large number of molecules are impacted by disease progression with significant abundance change is very advantageous to biologists for developing early dise...

    Authors: Sirajul Salekin, Mehrab Ghanat Bari, Itay Raphael, Thomas G. Forsthuber and Jianqiu (Michelle) Zhang

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:313

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  28. Characterization of mature protein N-termini by large scale proteomics is challenging. This is especially true for proteins undergoing cleavage of transit peptides when they are targeted to specific organelles...

    Authors: Willy Vincent Bienvenut, Jean-Pierre Scarpelli, Johan Dumestier, Thierry Meinnel and Carmela Giglione

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:182

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  29. Many plant pathogen secretory proteins are known to be elicitors or pathogenic factors,which play an important role in the host-pathogen interaction process. Bioinformatics approaches make possible the large s...

    Authors: Lan Jing, Dandan Guo, Wenjie Hu and Xiaofan Niu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:166

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  30. High-throughput proteomics techniques, such as mass spectrometry (MS)-based approaches, produce very high-dimensional data-sets. In a clinical setting one is often interested in how mass spectra differ between...

    Authors: Tim O. F. Conrad, Martin Genzel, Nada Cvetkovic, Niklas Wulkow, Alexander Leichtle, Jan Vybiral, Gitta Kutyniok and Christof Schütte

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:160

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  31. High-accuracy mass spectrometry enables near comprehensive quantification of the components of the cellular proteomes, increasingly including their chemically modified variants. Likewise, large-scale libraries...

    Authors: Paolo Cifani, Mojdeh Shakiba, Sagar Chhangawala and Alex Kentsis

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:153

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  32. The classification of samples on a molecular level has manifold applications, from patient classification regarding cancer treatment to phylogenetics for identifying evolutionary relationships between species....

    Authors: Vera Rieder, Bernhard Blank-Landeshammer, Marleen Stuhr, Tilman Schell, Karsten Biß, Laxmikanth Kollipara, Achim Meyer, Markus Pfenninger, Hildegard Westphal, Albert Sickmann and Jörg Rahnenführer

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:148

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  33. High throughput metabolomics makes it possible to measure the relative abundances of numerous metabolites in biological samples, which is useful to many areas of biomedical research. However, missing values (M...

    Authors: Jasmit S. Shah, Shesh N. Rai, Andrew P. DeFilippis, Bradford G. Hill, Aruni Bhatnagar and Guy N. Brock

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:114

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  34. Tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) followed by database search is a main approach to identify peptides/proteins in proteomic studies. A lot of effort has been devoted to improve the identification accuracy and s...

    Authors: Chunwei Ma, Shaohang Xu, Geng Liu, Xin Liu, Xun Xu, Bo Wen and Siqi Liu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:109

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  35. Metabolomics offers a unique integrative perspective for health research, reflecting genetic and environmental contributions to disease-related phenotypes. Identifying robust associations in population-based o...

    Authors: Anna C. Reisetter, Michael J. Muehlbauer, James R. Bain, Michael Nodzenski, Robert D. Stevens, Olga Ilkayeva, Boyd E. Metzger, Christopher B. Newgard, William L. Lowe Jr. and Denise M. Scholtens

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:84

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