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Volume 17 Supplement 18

Proceedings of X-meeting 2015: 11th International Conference of the AB3C + Brazilian Symposium on Bioinformatics: bioinformatics


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São Paulo, Brazil3-6 November 2015

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Edited by Sergio Campos, Ronnie Alves, Marcelo Brandão, Ney Lemke and André Fujita

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  1. Azopirillum brasilense is a plant-growth promoting nitrogen-fixing bacteria that is used as bio-fertilizer in agriculture. Since nitrogen fixation has a high-energy demand, the reducti...

    Authors: Elisa Terumi Rubel, Roberto Tadeu Raittz, Nilson Antonio da Rocha Coimbra, Michelly Alves Coutinho Gehlen and Fábio de Oliveira Pedrosa
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  2. Tospovirus is a plant-infecting genus within the family Bunyaviridae, which also includes four animal-infecting genera: Hantavirus, Nairovirus, Phlebovirus and Orthobunyavirus. Compared to these members, the s...

    Authors: Rayane Nunes Lima, Muhammad Faheem, João Alexandre Ribeiro Gonçalves Barbosa, Marcelo Depólo Polêto, Hugo Verli, Fernando Lucas Melo and Renato Oliveira Resende
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  3. The median of k≥3 genomes was originally defined to find a compromise genome indicative of a common ancestor. However, in gene order comparisons, the usual definitions based on minimizing the sum of distances to ...

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  4. This work presents a machine learning strategy to increase sensitivity in tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) data analysis for peptide/protein identification. MS/MS yields thousands of spectra in a single run wh...

    Authors: Fabio Ribeiro Cerqueira, Adilson Mendes Ricardo, Alcione de Paiva Oliveira, Armin Graber and Christian Baumgartner
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  5. Fusarium graminearum (FG) is one of the major cereal infecting pathogens causing high economic losses worldwide and resulting in adverse effects on human and animal health. Therefore, ...

    Authors: Emmanuel Bresso, Roberto Togawa, Kim Hammond-Kosack, Martin Urban, Bernard Maigret and Natalia Florencio Martins
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 18):463
  6. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are key gene expression regulators in plants and animals. Therefore, miRNAs are involved in several biological processes, making the study of these molecules one of the most relevant topics ...

    Authors: Yuri Bento Marques, Alcione de Paiva Oliveira, Ana Tereza Ribeiro Vasconcelos and Fabio Ribeiro Cerqueira
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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:113

  7. The evolution of Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) has considerably reduced the cost per sequenced-base, allowing a significant rise of sequencing projects, mainly in prokaryotes. However, the range of availabl...

    Authors: Diego C. B. Mariano, Felipe L. Pereira, Edgar L. Aguiar, Letícia C. Oliveira, Leandro Benevides, Luís C. Guimarães, Edson L. Folador, Thiago J. Sousa, Preetam Ghosh, Debmalya Barh, Henrique C. P. Figueiredo, Artur Silva, Rommel T. J. Ramos and Vasco A. C. Azevedo
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  8. snoReport uses RNA secondary structure prediction combined with machine learning as the basis to identify the two main classes of small nucleolar RNAs, the box H/ACA snoRNAs and the bo...

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