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Volume 15 Supplement 2

Selected articles from the Twelfth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2014): Bioinformatics


Edited by Shuigeng Zhou and Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen

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 review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

The Twelfth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2014). Go to conference site.

Shanghai, China17-19 January 2014

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

  1. Protein remote homology detection is one of the central problems in bioinformatics, which is important for both basic research and practical application. Currently, discriminative methods based on Support Vect...

    Authors: Bin Liu, Jinghao Xu, Quan Zou, Ruifeng Xu, Xiaolong Wang and Qingcai Chen
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 2):S3
  2. Time delays are important factors that are often neglected in gene regulatory network (GRN) inference models. Validating time delays from knowledge bases is a challenge since the vast majority of biological da...

    Authors: Wenting Liu, Kui Miao, Guangxia Li, Kuiyu Chang, Jie Zheng and Jagath C Rajapakse
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 2):S4
  3. In Gene Ontology, the "Molecular Function" (MF) categorization is a widely used knowledge framework for gene function comparison and prediction. Its structure and annotation provide a convenient way to compare...

    Authors: Jiajie Peng, Yadong Wang and Jin Chen
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 2):S5
  4. Protein complexes play important roles in biological systems such as gene regulatory networks and metabolic pathways. Most methods for predicting protein complexes try to find protein complexes with size more ...

    Authors: Peiying Ruan, Morihiro Hayashida, Osamu Maruyama and Tatsuya Akutsu
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 2):S6
  5. Three dimensional structure prediction of a protein from its amino acid sequence, known as protein folding, is one of the most studied computational problem in bioinformatics and computational biology. Since, ...

    Authors: Dipan Lal Shaw, ASM Shohidull Islam, M Sohel Rahman and Masud Hasan
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 2):S7
  6. Automated assignment of functions to unknown proteins is one of the most important task in computational biology. The development of experimental methods for genome scale analysis of molecular interaction netw...

    Authors: Qingyao Wu, Yunming Ye, Michael K Ng, Shen-Shyang Ho and Ruichao Shi
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 2):S9
  7. Although endocrine therapy impedes estrogen-ER signaling pathway and thus reduces breast cancer mortality, patients remain at continued risk of relapse after tamoxifen or other endocrine therapies. Understandi...

    Authors: Denan Zhang, Guohua Wang and Yadong Wang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 2):S10
  8. Under a Markov model of evolution, recoding, or lumping, of the four nucleotides into fewer groups may permit analysis under simpler conditions but may unfortunately yield misleading results unless the evoluti...

    Authors: Victor A Vera-Ruiz, Kwok W Lau, John Robinson and Lars S Jermiin
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 2):S8

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