Volume 16 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the Thirteenth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2015): Bioinformatics


Edited by Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen and Hsien-Da Huang

Publication of this supplement has not yet 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. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

The Thirteenth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2015). Go to conference site.

HsinChu, Taiwan

21-23 January 2015

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

  1. Proceedings

    Characterization and identification of ubiquitin conjugation sites with E3 ligase recognition specificities

    In eukaryotes, ubiquitin-conjugation is an important mechanism underlying proteasome-mediated degradation of proteins, and as such, plays an essential role in the regulation of many cellular processes. In the ...

    Van-Nui Nguyen, Kai-Yao Huang, Chien-Hsun Huang, Tzu-Hao Chang, Neil Arvin BretaƱa, K Robert Lai, Julia Tzu-Ya Weng and Tzong-Yi Lee

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S1

    Published on: 21 January 2015

  2. Proceedings

    IAOseq: inferring abundance of overlapping genes using RNA-seq data

    Overlapping transcription constitutes a common mechanism for regulating gene expression. A major limitation of the overlapping transcription assays is the lack of high throughput expression data.

    Hong Sun, Shuang Yang, Liangliang Tun and Yixue Li

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S3

    Published on: 21 January 2015

  3. Proceedings

    Estimating copy numbers of alleles from population-scale high-throughput sequencing data

    With the recent development of microarray and high-throughput sequencing (HTS) technologies, a number of studies have revealed catalogs of copy number variants (CNVs) and their association with phenotypes and ...

    Takahiro Mimori, Naoki Nariai, Kaname Kojima, Yukuto Sato, Yosuke Kawai, Yumi Yamaguchi-Kabata and Masao Nagasaki

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S4

    Published on: 21 January 2015

  4. Proceedings

    Network tuned multiple rank aggregation and applications to gene ranking

    With the development of various high throughput technologies and analysis methods, researchers can study different aspects of a biological phenomenon simultaneously or one aspect repeatedly with different expe...

    Wenhui Wang, Xianghong Jasmine Zhou, Zhenqiu Liu and Fengzhu Sun

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S6

    Published on: 21 January 2015

  5. Proceedings

    Data-driven encoding for quantitative genetic trait prediction

    Given a set of biallelic molecular markers, such as SNPs, with genotype values on a collection of plant, animal or human samples, the goal of quantitative genetic trait prediction is to predict the quantitativ...

    Dan He, Zhanyong Wang and Laxmi Parida

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S10

    Published on: 18 February 2015

  6. Proceedings

    SCMPSP: Prediction and characterization of photosynthetic proteins based on a scoring card method

    Photosynthetic proteins (PSPs) greatly differ in their structure and function as they are involved in numerous subprocesses that take place inside an organelle called a chloroplast. Few studies predict PSPs fr...

    Tamara Vasylenko, Yi-Fan Liou, Hong-An Chen, Phasit Charoenkwan, Hui-Ling Huang and Shinn-Ying Ho

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S8

    Published on: 21 January 2015

  7. Proceedings

    PEAT: an intelligent and efficient paired-end sequencing adapter trimming algorithm

    In modern paired-end sequencing protocols short DNA fragments lead to adapter-appended reads. Current paired-end adapter removal approaches trim adapter by scanning the fragment of adapter on the 3' end of the...

    Yun-Lung Li, Jui-Cheng Weng, Chiung-Chih Hsiao, Min-Te Chou, Chin-Wen Tseng and Jui-Hung Hung

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S2

    Published on: 21 January 2015