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Volume 14 Supplement 16

Twelfth International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB2013): Bioinformatics

Proceedings

Edited by Shoba Ranganathan, Christian Schönbach, Tin Wee Tan and Bairong Shen

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. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet) Twelfth International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB2013). Go to conference site.

Taicang, China20-22 September 2013

  1. Protein phosphorylation catalyzed by kinases plays crucial regulatory roles in cellular processes. Given the high-throughput mass spectrometry-based experiments, the desire to annotate the catalytic kinases for i...

    Authors: Min-Gang Su and Tzong-Yi Lee
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 16):S2
  2. Recent in vivo studies showed new hopes of drug repositioning through causality inference from drugs to disease. Inspired by their success, here we present an in silico method for building a causal network (Cause...

    Authors: Jiao Li and Zhiyong Lu
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 16):S3
  3. High-throughput, image-based screens of cellular responses to genetic or chemical perturbations generate huge numbers of cell images. Automated analysis is required to quantify and compare the effects of these...

    Authors: Danai Laksameethanasan, Rui Zhen Tan, Geraldine Wei-Ling Toh and Lit-Hsin Loo
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 16):S4
  4. Multivariate quantitative traits arise naturally in recent neuroimaging genetics studies, in which both structural and functional variability of the human brain is measured non-invasively through techniques su...

    Authors: Yue Wang, Wilson Goh, Limsoon Wong and Giovanni Montana
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 16):S6
  5. Since late March 2013, there has been another global health concern with a sudden wave of flu infections by a novel strain of avian influenza A (H7N9) virus in China. To-date, there have been more than 100 inf...

    Authors: Chinh Tran-To Su, Xuchang Ouyang, Jie Zheng and Chee-Keong Kwoh
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 16):S7
  6. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of central nervous system that causes the removal of fatty myelin sheath from axons of the brain and spinal cord. Autoimmunity plays an important role in this pathology out...

    Authors: Marzio Pennisi, Abdul-Mateen Rajput, Luca Toldo and Francesco Pappalardo
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 16):S9
  7. The phosphorylation of virus proteins by host kinases is linked to viral replication. This leads to an inhibition of normal host-cell functions. Further elucidation of phosphorylation in virus proteins is requ...

    Authors: Kai-Yao Huang, Cheng-Tsung Lu, Neil Arvin Bretaña, Tzong-Yi Lee and Tzu-Hao Chang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 16):S10
  8. Human triosephosphate isomerase (HsTIM) deficiency is a genetic disease caused often by the pathogenic mutation E104D. This mutation, located at the side of an abnormally large cluster of water in the inter-su...

    Authors: Zhenhua Li, Ying He, Qian Liu, Liang Zhao, Limsoon Wong, Chee Keong Kwoh, Hung Nguyen and Jinyan Li
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 16):S11
  9. High-content screening (HCS) has become a powerful tool for drug discovery. However, the discovery of drugs targeting neurons is still hampered by the inability to accurately identify and quantify the phenotyp...

    Authors: Phasit Charoenkwan, Eric Hwang, Robert W Cutler, Hua-Chin Lee, Li-Wei Ko, Hui-Ling Huang and Shinn-Ying Ho
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 16):S12
  10. Identification of good metaphase spreads is an important step in chromosome analysis for identifying individuals with genetic disorders. The process of finding suitable metaphase chromosomes for accurate clini...

    Authors: Ravi Uttamatanin, Peerapol Yuvapoositanon, Apichart Intarapanich, Saowaluck Kaewkamnerd, Ratsapan Phuksaritanon, Anunchai Assawamakin and Sissades Tongsima
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 16):S13
  11. Cell survival and development are orchestrated by complex interlocking programs of gene activation and repression. Understanding how this gene regulatory network (GRN) functions in normal states, and is altered i...

    Authors: Piyush B Madhamshettiwar, Stefan R Maetschke, Melissa J Davis and Mark A Ragan
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 16):S14
  12. An increasing number of genetic components are available in several depositories of such components to facilitate synthetic biology research, but picking out those that will allow a designed circuit to achieve...

    Authors: Austin WT Chiang and Ming-Jing Hwang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 16):S5

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