Volume 15 Supplement 16

Thirteenth International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB2014): Bioinformatics


Edited by Shoba Ranganathan, Christian Schönbach and Tin Wee Tan

This collection of articles has not been sponsored. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. Articles are based on presentations made at the Thirteenth International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCob2014) of the Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet). The peer review process was overseen by the Supplement Editors in accordance with BioMed Central's peer review guidelines for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet) Thirteenth International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB2014). Go to conference site.

Sydney, Australia

31 July - 2 August 2014

Related articles have been published in supplements to BMC Genomics, BMC Medical Genomics and BMC Systems Biology.

  1. Research

    SCMHBP: prediction and analysis of heme binding proteins using propensity scores of dipeptides

    Heme binding proteins (HBPs) are metalloproteins that contain a heme ligand (an iron-porphyrin complex) as the prosthetic group. Several computational methods have been proposed to predict heme binding residue...

    Yi-Fan Liou, Phasit Charoenkwan, Yerukala Sathipati Srinivasulu, Tamara Vasylenko, Shih-Chung Lai, Hua-Chin Lee, Yi-Hsiung Chen, Hui-Ling Huang and Shinn-Ying Ho

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S4

    Published on: 8 December 2014

  2. Research

    Combining spatial and chemical information for clustering pharmacophores

    A pharmacophore model consists of a group of chemical features arranged in three-dimensional space that can be used to represent the biological activities of the described molecules. Clustering of molecular in...

    Lingxiao Zhou, Renate Griffith and Bruno Gaeta

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S5

    Published on: 8 December 2014

  3. Research

    Bhageerath-H: A homology/ab initio hybrid server for predicting tertiary structures of monomeric soluble proteins

    The advent of human genome sequencing project has led to a spurt in the number of protein sequences in the databanks. Success of structure based drug discovery severely hinges on the availability of structures...

    B Jayaram, Priyanka Dhingra, Avinash Mishra, Rahul Kaushik, Goutam Mukherjee, Ankita Singh and Shashank Shekhar

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S7

    Published on: 8 December 2014

  4. Research

    IFACEwat: the interfacial water-implemented re-ranking algorithm to improve the discrimination of near native structures for protein rigid docking

    Protein-protein docking is an in silico method to predict the formation of protein complexes. Due to limited computational resources, the protein-protein docking approach has been developed under the assumption o...

    Chinh Tran-To Su, Thuy-Diem Nguyen, Jie Zheng and Chee-Keong Kwoh

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S9

    Published on: 8 December 2014

  5. Research

    iPhos: a toolkit to streamline the alkaline phosphatase-assisted comprehensive LC-MS phosphoproteome investigation

    Comprehensive characterization of the phosphoproteome in living cells is critical in signal transduction research. But the low abundance of phosphopeptides among the total proteome in cells remains an obstacle...

    Tzu-Hsien Yang, Hong-Tsun Chang, Eric SL Hsiao, Juo-Ling Sun, Chung-Ching Wang, Hsin-Yi Wu, Pao-Chi Liao and Wei-Sheng Wu

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S10

    Published on: 8 December 2014

  6. Research

    Genetic algorithm with logistic regression for prediction of progression to Alzheimer's disease

    Assessment of risk and early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a key to its prevention or slowing the progression of the disease. Previous research on risk factors for AD typically utilizes statistical ...

    Piers Johnson, Luke Vandewater, William Wilson, Paul Maruff, Greg Savage, Petra Graham, Lance S Macaulay, Kathryn A Ellis, Cassandra Szoeke, Ralph N Martins, Christopher C Rowe, Colin L Masters, David Ames and Ping Zhang

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S11

    Published on: 8 December 2014

  7. Research

    Computational identification of novel natural inhibitors of glucagon receptor for checking type II diabetes mellitus

    Interaction of the small peptide hormone glucagon with glucagon receptor (GCGR) stimulates the release of glucose from the hepatic cells during fasting; hence GCGR performs a significant function in glucose ho...

    Sonam Grover, Jaspreet Kaur Dhanjal, Sukriti Goyal, Abhinav Grover and Durai Sundar

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S13

    Published on: 8 December 2014

  8. Introduction

    InCoB2014: bioinformatics to tackle the data to knowledge challenge

    Since 2006, the International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB) has been publishing selected papers in BMC Bioinformatics. Papers within the scope of the journal from the 13th InCoB July 31-2 August, 2014 i...

    Shoba Ranganathan, Tin Wee Tan and Christian Schönbach

    BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):I1

    Published on: 8 December 2014