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Volume 11 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the Eighth Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2010)


Edited by Laxmi Parida and Gene Myers

The Eighth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2010). Go to conference site.

Bangalore, India18-21 January 2010

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  1. Content type: Research

    MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play an essential task in gene regulatory networks by inhibiting the expression of target mRNAs. As their mRNA targets are genes involved in important cell functions, there is a growing inte...

    Authors: Vinod Chandra, Reshmi Girijadevi, Achuthsankar S Nair, Sreenadhan S Pillai and Radhakrishna M Pillai

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S2

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    Feature selection techniques are critical to the analysis of high dimensional datasets. This is especially true in gene selection from microarray data which are commonly with extremely high feature-to-sample r...

    Authors: Pengyi Yang, Bing B Zhou, Zili Zhang and Albert Y Zomaya

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S5

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  3. Content type: Research

    In supervised learning, traditional approaches to building a classifier use two sets of examples with pre-defined classes along with a learning algorithm. The main limitation of this approach is that examples fro...

    Authors: Nitin Bhardwaj, Mark Gerstein and Hui Lu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S6

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    Defensins comprise a group of antimicrobial peptides, widely recognized as important elements of the innate immune system in both animals and plants. Cationicity, rather than the secondary structure, is believ...

    Authors: Soja Saghar Soman, Krishnankutty Chandrika Sivakumar and Easwaran Sreekumar

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S7

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    The large amount of high-throughput genomic data has facilitated the discovery of the regulatory relationships between transcription factors and their target genes. While early methods for discovery of transcr...

    Authors: Junhee Seok, Amit Kaushal, Ronald W Davis and Wenzhong Xiao

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S8

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    Prediction of protein structural classes (α, β, α + β and α/β) from amino acid sequences is of great importance, as it is beneficial to study protein function, regulation and interactions. Many methods have been ...

    Authors: Jian-Yi Yang, Zhen-Ling Peng and Xin Chen

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S9

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    Post-translational modifications (PTMs) have a key role in regulating cell functions. Consequently, identification of PTM sites has a significant impact on understanding protein function and revealing cellular...

    Authors: Inkyung Jung, Akihisa Matsuyama, Minoru Yoshida and Dongsup Kim

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S10

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  8. Content type: Research

    This article has been withdrawn from the public domain because of significant plagiarism. In the light of this situation, BioMed Central regrets that this article is no longer available. The authors apologise ...

    Authors: Sayak Ganguli, Manjita Mazumder, Protip Basu, Paushali Roy, Sayani Mitra and Abhijit Datta

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S13

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    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11:258

  9. Content type: Research

    Small non-coding RNAs (21 to 24 nucleotides) regulate a number of developmental processes in plants and animals by silencing genes using multiple mechanisms. Among these, the most conserved classes are microRN...

    Authors: Trupti Joshi, Zhe Yan, Marc Libault, Dong-Hoon Jeong, Sunhee Park, Pamela J Green, D Janine Sherrier, Andrew Farmer, Greg May, Blake C Meyers, Dong Xu and Gary Stacey

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S14

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  10. Content type: Research

    Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) based association studies aim at identifying SNPs associated with phenotypes, for example, complex diseases. The associated SNPs may influence the disease risk individually...

    Authors: Can Yang, Xiang Wan, Qiang Yang, Hong Xue and Weichuan Yu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S18

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  11. Content type: Research

    Antibacterial peptides are one of the effecter molecules of innate immune system. Over the last few decades several antibacterial peptides have successfully approved as drug by FDA, which has prompted an inter...

    Authors: Sneh Lata, Nitish K Mishra and Gajendra PS Raghava

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S19

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2016 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.448 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.450 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.946 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.467 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    1405 Usage Factor

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