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Volume 16 Supplement 14

Proceedings of the 13th Annual Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB) Satellite Workshop on Comparative Genomics: Bioinformatics


Edited by Joao Meidanis and Jens Stoye

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of finding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

13th Annual Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB) Satellite Workshop on Comparative Genomics.

Frankfurt, Germany4-7 October 2015

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