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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, Taiwan21-23 January 2015

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

  1. Content type: Proceedings

    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 ...

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

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S1

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    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 ...

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

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S4

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    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...

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

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S6

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    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...

    Authors: Dan He, Zhanyong Wang and Laxmi Parida

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S10

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    microRNAs (miRNAs) play a vital role in development, oncogenesis, and apoptosis by binding to mRNAs to regulate the posttranscriptional level of coding genes in mammals, plants, and insects. Recent studies hav...

    Authors: Kai-Yao Huang, Tzong-Yi Lee, Yu-Chuan Teng and Tzu-Hao Chang

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S9

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  6. Content type: Proceedings

    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...

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

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S8

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    Characterizing the interface residues will help shed light on protein-protein interactions, which are involved in many important biological processes. Many studies focus on characterizing sequence or structure...

    Authors: Jau-Ji Lin, Zih-Lin Lin, Jenn-Kang Hwang and Tsun-Tsao Huang

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S7

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    The prevalence of type 2 diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate. Various complications are associated with type 2 diabetes, with diabetic nephropathy being the leading cause of renal failure among diabetic...

    Authors: Guan-Mau Huang, Kai-Yao Huang, Tzong-Yi Lee and Julia Tzu-Ya Weng

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S5

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    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...

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

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2015 16(Suppl 1):S2

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2017 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.213 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.114 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.878 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.479 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


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