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Volume 15 Supplement 7

Selected articles from the 10th Annual Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Symposium (BIOT 2013)


Edited by Perry Ridge, Quinn Snell and Mark Clement

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 10th Annual Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Symposium (BIOT 2013). Go to conference site.

Provo, UT, USA5-6 December 2013

  1. Drug discovery, disease detection, and personalized medicine are fast-growing areas of genomic research. With the advancement of next-generation sequencing techniques, researchers can obtain an abundance of da...

    Authors: Nathan L Clement, Lee P Thompson and Daniel P Miranker
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 7):S1
  2. Interactions between the epigenome and structural genomic variation are potentially bi-directional. In one direction, structural variants may cause epigenomic changes in cis. In the other direction, specific loca...

    Authors: Cristian Coarfa, Christina Stewart Pichot, Andrew Jackson, Arpit Tandon, Viren Amin, Sriram Raghuraman, Sameer Paithankar, Adrian V Lee, Sean E McGuire and Aleksandar Milosavljevic
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 7):S2
  3. Error correction is an important step in increasing the quality of next-generation sequencing data for downstream analysis and use. Polymorphic datasets are a challenge for many bioinformatic software packages...

    Authors: M Stanley Fujimoto, Paul M Bodily, Nozomu Okuda, Mark J Clement and Quinn Snell
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 7):S3
  4. Currently available microRNA (miRNA) target prediction algorithms require the presence of a conserved seed match to the 5' end of the miRNA and limit the target sites to the 3' untranslated regions of mRNAs. H...

    Authors: Wenlong Xu, Anthony San Lucas, Zixing Wang and Yin Liu
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 7):S4
  5. The mitochondria are essential organelles and are the location of cellular respiration, which is responsible for the majority of ATP production. Each cell contains multiple mitochondria, and each mitochondrion...

    Authors: Perry G Ridge, Taylor J Maxwell, Spencer J Foutz, Matthew H Bailey, Christopher D Corcoran, JoAnn T Tschanz, Maria C Norton, Ronald G Munger, Elizabeth O'Brien, Richard A Kerber, Richard M Cawthon and John SK Kauwe
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 7):S6
  6. Population stratification is a key concern for genetic association analyses. In addition, extreme homogeneity of ethnic origins of a population can make it difficult to interpret how genetic associations in th...

    Authors: Aaron R Sharp, Perry G Ridge, Matthew H Bailey, Kevin L Boehme, Maria C Norton, JoAnn T Tschanz, Ronald G Munger, Christopher D Corcoran and John SK Kauwe
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 7):S8
  7. For decades, mass spectrometry data has been analyzed to investigate a wide array of research interests, including disease diagnostics, biological and chemical theory, genomics, and drug development. Progress ...

    Authors: Rob Smith, Andrew D Mathis, Dan Ventura and John T Prince
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 7):S9
  8. Since the advent of next-generation sequencing many previously untestable hypotheses have been realized. Next-generation sequencing has been used for a wide range of studies in diverse fields such as populatio...

    Authors: Mark TW Ebbert, Mark E Wadsworth, Kevin L Boehme, Kaitlyn L Hoyt, Aaron R Sharp, Brendan D O'Fallon, John SK Kauwe and Perry G Ridge
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 7):S12
  9. Our environment is composed of biological components of varying magnitude. The relationships between the different biological elements can be represented as a biological network. The process of mating in S. cerev...

    Authors: Abhishek Majumdar, Stephen D Scott, Jitender S Deogun and Steven Harris
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2014 15(Suppl 7):S13

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