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Volume 10 Supplement 1

Selected papers from the Seventh Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2009)


Edited by Michael Q Zhang, Michael S Waterman and Xuegong Zhang

The Seventh Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2009). Go to conference site.

Beijing, China13-16 January 2009

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  1. Content type: Research

    The genome aliquoting probem is, given an observed genome A with n copies of each gene, presumed to descend from an n-way polyploidization event from an ordinary diploid genome B, followed by a history of chromos...

    Authors: Robert Warren and David Sankoff

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S2

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    Generating sequence alignments from superimposed structures is an important part of many structure comparison programs. The accuracy of the alignment affects structure recognition, classification and possibly ...

    Authors: Chin-Hsien Tai, James J Vincent, Changhoon Kim and Byungkook Lee

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S4

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    With the increasing availability of whole genome sequences, it is becoming more and more important to use complete genome sequences for inferring species phylogenies. We developed a new tool ComPhy, 'Composite...

    Authors: Guan Ning Lin, Zhipeng Cai, Guohui Lin, Sounak Chakraborty and Dong Xu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S5

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    Given three signed permutations, an inversion median is a fourth permutation that minimizes the sum of the pairwise inversion distances between it and the three others. This problem is NP-hard as well as hard ...

    Authors: Krister M Swenson, Yokuki To, Jijun Tang and Bernard ME Moret

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S6

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    Reconstructing complete ancestral genomes (at least in terms of their gene inventory and arrangement) is attracting much interest due to the rapidly increasing availability of whole genome sequences. While mod...

    Authors: Krister M Swenson and Bernard ME Moret

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S7

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    There is much interest in developing fast and accurate supertree methods to infer the tree of life. Supertree methods combine smaller input trees with overlapping sets of taxa to make a comprehensive phylogene...

    Authors: Harris T Lin, J Gordon Burleigh and Oliver Eulenstein

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S8

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  7. Content type: Research

    Metagenomics is a rapidly growing field of research that aims at studying uncultured organisms to understand the true diversity of microbes, their functions, cooperation and evolution, in environments such as ...

    Authors: Daniel H Huson, Daniel C Richter, Suparna Mitra, Alexander F Auch and Stephan C Schuster

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S12

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    The de novo assembly of genomes and transcriptomes from short sequences is a challenging problem. Because of the high coverage needed to assemble short sequences as well as the overhead of modeling the assembly p...

    Authors: Benjamin G Jackson, Patrick S Schnable and Srinivas Aluru

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S14

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  9. Content type: Research

    DNA assembling is the problem of determining the nucleotide sequence of a genome from its substrings, called reads. In the experiments, there may be some errors on the reads which affect the performance of the DN...

    Authors: Francis YL Chin, Henry CM Leung, Wei-Lin Li and Siu-Ming Yiu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S15

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  10. Content type: Research

    New short-read sequencing technologies produce enormous volumes of 25–30 base paired-end reads. The resulting reads have vastly different characteristics than produced by Sanger sequencing, and require differe...

    Authors: Mohammad Sajjad Hossain, Navid Azimi and Steven Skiena

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S16

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    The emerging next-generation sequencing method based on PCR technology boosts genome sequencing speed considerably, the expense is also get decreased. It has been utilized to address a broad range of bioinform...

    Authors: Wendi Wang, Peiheng Zhang and Xinchun Liu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S17

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  12. Content type: Research

    Alternative splicing (AS) is an important regulatory mechanism for gene expression and protein diversity in eukaryotes. Previous studies have demonstrated that it can be causative for, or specific to splicing-...

    Authors: Hao Zheng, Xingyi Hang, Ji Zhu, Minping Qian, Wubin Qu, Chenggang Zhang and Minghua Deng

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S18

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  13. Content type: Research

    Microarray gene expression profiling has provided extensive datasets that can describe characteristics of cancer patients. An important challenge for this type of data is the discovery of gene sets which can b...

    Authors: Md Rafiul Hassan, M Maruf Hossain, James Bailey, Geoff Macintyre, Joshua WK Ho and Kotagiri Ramamohanarao

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S19

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  14. Content type: Research

    Tumors have been hypothesized to be the result of a mixture of oncogenic events, some of which will be reflected in the gene expression of the tumor. Based on this hypothesis a variety of data-driven methods h...

    Authors: Martin H van Vliet, Lodewyk FA Wessels and Marcel JT Reinders

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2009 10(Suppl 1):S20

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  • Citation Impact
    2.448 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.450 - 5-year Impact Factor
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