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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, Australia31 July - 2 August 2014

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  1. Protein O-GlcNAcylation, involving the attachment of single N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc) to the hydroxyl group of serine or threonine residues. Elucidation of O-GlcNAcylation sites on proteins is required in orde...

    Authors: Hsin-Yi Wu, Cheng-Tsung Lu, Hui-Ju Kao, Yi-Ju Chen, Yu-Ju Chen and Tzong-Yi Lee
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S1
  2. Distinction between true protein interactions and crystal packing contacts is important for structural bioinformatics studies to respond to the need of accurate classification of the rapidly increasing protein...

    Authors: Qian Liu, Zhenhua Li and Jinyan Li
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S3
  3. 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...

    Authors: 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
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S4
  4. 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...

    Authors: B Jayaram, Priyanka Dhingra, Avinash Mishra, Rahul Kaushik, Goutam Mukherjee, Ankita Singh and Shashank Shekhar
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S7
  5. 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...

    Authors: Chinh Tran-To Su, Thuy-Diem Nguyen, Jie Zheng and Chee-Keong Kwoh
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S9
  6. 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...

    Authors: 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
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S10
  7. 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 ...

    Authors: 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
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S11
  8. Deciphering three dimensional structure of a protein sequence is a challenging task in biological science. Protein fold recognition and protein secondary structure prediction are transitional steps in identify...

    Authors: Kuldip K Paliwal, Alok Sharma, James Lyons and Abdollah Dehzangi
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S12
  9. 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...

    Authors: Sonam Grover, Jaspreet Kaur Dhanjal, Sukriti Goyal, Abhinav Grover and Durai Sundar
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S13
  10. Bioinformatics software quality assurance is essential in genomic medicine. Systematic verification and validation of bioinformatics software is difficult because it is often not possible to obtain a realistic...

    Authors: Eleni Giannoulatou, Shin-Ho Park, David T Humphreys and Joshua WK Ho
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):S15
  11. 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...

    Authors: Shoba Ranganathan, Tin Wee Tan and Christian Schönbach
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 16):I1

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