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Volume 11 Supplement 1

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

Research

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. Prostaglandin H2 (PGH2) is a common precursor for the synthesis of five different Prostanoids via specific Prostanoid Synthases. The binding of this substrate with these Synthases is not properly understood. More...

    Authors: Padmapriya Paragi-Vedanthi and Mukesh Doble

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S51

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  2. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short non-coding RNA molecules, which play an important role in post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression. There have been many efforts to discover miRNA precursors (pre-miRNAs)...

    Authors: Chih-Hung Hsieh, Darby Tien-Hao Chang, Cheng-Hao Hsueh, Chi-Yeh Wu and Yen-Jen Oyang

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S52

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  3. An explosive global spreading of multidrug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) is a catastrophe, which demands an urgent need to design or develop novel/potent antitubercular agents. The Lysine/DAP biosynt...

    Authors: Aarti Garg, Rupinder Tewari and Gajendra PS Raghava

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S53

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  4. MHC/HLA class II molecules are important components of the immune system and play a critical role in processes such as phagocytosis. Understanding peptide recognition properties of the hundreds of MHC class II...

    Authors: Kalidas Yeturu, Tapani Utriainen, Graham JL Kemp and Nagasuma Chandra

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S55

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  5. Biological processes in cells are carried out by means of protein-protein interactions. Determining whether a pair of proteins interacts by wet-lab experiments is resource-intensive; only about 38,000 interact...

    Authors: Thahir P Mohamed, Jaime G Carbonell and Madhavi K Ganapathiraju

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S57

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  6. About 30% of genes code for membrane proteins, which are involved in a wide variety of crucial biological functions. Despite their importance, experimentally determined structures correspond to only about 1.7%...

    Authors: Hatice U Osmanbeyoglu, Jessica A Wehner, Jaime G Carbonell and Madhavi K Ganapathiraju

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S58

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  7. As the size of the known human interactome grows, biologists increasingly rely on computational tools to identify patterns that represent protein complexes and pathways. Previous studies have shown that densel...

    Authors: Corban G Rivera, Rachit Vakil and Joel S Bader

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S61

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  8. Complex human diseases are often caused by multiple mutations, each of which contributes only a minor effect to the disease phenotype. To study the basis for these complex phenotypes, we developed a network-ba...

    Authors: Michael R Mehan, Juan Nunez-Iglesias, Chao Dai, Michael S Waterman and Xianghong Jasmine Zhou

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S62

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  9. Conserved gene clusters are groups of genes that are located close to one another in the genomes of several species. They tend to code for proteins that have a functional interaction. The identification of conser...

    Authors: Melvin Zhang and Hon Wai Leong

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S63

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  10. Use of alternative gene promoters that drive widespread cell-type, tissue-type or developmental gene regulation in mammalian genomes is a common phenomenon. Chromatin immunoprecipitation methods coupled with D...

    Authors: Ravi Gupta, Priyankara Wikramasinghe, Anirban Bhattacharyya, Francisco A Perez, Sharmistha Pal and Ramana V Davuluri

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S65

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