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Volume 17 Supplement 19

15th International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB 2016): Bioinformatics


Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests, except CS who was co-author of one article in this supplement, which was managed by the other Supplement Editors.

Queenstown, Singapore21-23 September 2016

Edited by Christian Schönbach, Chandra Verma, Peter J. Bond and Shoba Ranganathan

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  1. The International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB) has been publishing peer-reviewed conference papers in BMC Bioinformatics since 2006. Of the 44 articles accepted for publication in supplement issues of ...

    Authors: Christian Schönbach, Chandra Verma, Peter J. Bond and Shoba Ranganathan
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):524
  2. Mathematical and computational models showed to be a very important support tool for the comprehension of the immune system response against pathogens. Models and simulations allowed to study the immune system...

    Authors: Marzio Pennisi, Salvatore Cavalieri, Santo Motta and Francesco Pappalardo
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):498
  3. Taxonomists frequently identify specimen from various populations based on the morphological characteristics and molecular data. This study looks into another invasive process in identification of house shrew (Su...

    Authors: Arpah Abu, Lee Kien Leow, Rosli Ramli and Hasmahzaiti Omar
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):505
  4. Restriction site analysis involves determining the locations of restriction sites after the process of digestion by reconstructing their positions based on the lengths of the cut DNA. Using different reaction ...

    Authors: Mostafa M. Abbas and Hazem M. Bahig
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):510
  5. Next-generation sequencing promises the de novo genomic and transcriptomic analysis of samples of interests. However, there are only a few organisms having reference genomic sequences and even fewer having well-d...

    Authors: Ruei-Chi Gan, Ting-Wen Chen, Timothy H. Wu, Po-Jung Huang, Chi-Ching Lee, Yuan-Ming Yeh, Cheng-Hsun Chiu, Hsien-Da Huang and Petrus Tang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):513
  6. Most of hydrophilic and hydrophobic residues are thought to be exposed and buried in proteins, respectively. In contrast to the majority of the existing studies on protein folding characteristics using protein...

    Authors: Yi-Fan Liou, Hui-Ling Huang and Shinn-Ying Ho
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):503
  7. Guanonine-protein (G-protein) is known as molecular switches inside cells, and is very important in signals transmission from outside to inside cell. Especially in transport protein, most of G-proteins play an...

    Authors: Nguyen-Quoc-Khanh Le and Yu-Yen Ou
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):501
  8. Cephalometric analysis and measurements of skull parameters using X-Ray images plays an important role in predicating and monitoring orthodontic treatment. Manual analysis and measurements of cephalometric is ...

    Authors: Mogeeb Ahmed Ahmed Mosleh, Mohd Sapiyan Baba, Sorayya Malek and Rasheed A. Almaktari
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):499
  9. Bacterial tyrosine-kinases (BY-kinases), which play an important role in numerous cellular processes, are characterized as a separate class of enzymes and share no structural similarity with their eukaryotic c...

    Authors: Tamara Vasylenko, Yi-Fan Liou, Po-Chin Chiou, Hsiao-Wei Chu, Yung-Sung Lai, Yu-Ling Chou, Hui-Ling Huang and Shinn-Ying Ho
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):514
  10. Strategies to control HIV for improving the quality of patient lives have been aided by the Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy (HAART), which consists of a cocktail of inhibitors targeting key viral enzymes...

    Authors: Chinh Tran-To Su, Wei-Li Ling, Wai-Heng Lua, Yu-Xuan Haw and Samuel Ken-En Gan
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):500
  11. Microscopic analysis requires that foreground objects of interest, e.g. cells, are in focus. In a typical microscopic specimen, the foreground objects may lie on different depths of field necessitating capture...

    Authors: Apichart Intarapanich, Saowaluck Kaewkamnerd, Montri Pannarut, Philip J. Shaw and Sissades Tongsima
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):516
  12. Influenza virus spreads infection by two main surface glycoproteins, namely hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase (NA). NA cleaves the sialic acid receptors eventually releasing newly formed virus particles whi...

    Authors: Dhwani Dholakia, Sukriti Goyal, Salma Jamal, Aditi Singh, Asmita Das and Abhinav Grover
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):512
  13. Intrinsically Disordered Proteins (IDPs) lack an ordered three-dimensional structure and are enriched in various biological processes. The Molecular Recognition Features (MoRFs) are functional regions within I...

    Authors: Ronesh Sharma, Shiu Kumar, Tatsuhiko Tsunoda, Ashwini Patil and Alok Sharma
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):504
  14. Monogeneans are flatworms (Platyhelminthes) that are primarily found on gills and skin of fishes. Monogenean parasites have attachment appendages at their haptoral regions that help them to move about the body...

    Authors: Elham Yousef Kalafi, Wooi Boon Tan, Christopher Town and Sarinder Kaur Dhillon
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):511
  15. Taxonomic profiling of microbial communities is often performed using small subunit ribosomal RNA (SSU) amplicon sequencing (16S or 18S), while environmental shotgun sequencing is often focused on functional a...

    Authors: Chao Xie, Chin Lui Wesley Goi, Daniel H. Huson, Peter F. R. Little and Rohan B. H. Williams
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):508
  16. Tar DNA binding protein 43 (TDP-43) hyperphosphorylation, caused by Casein kinase 1 (CK-1) protein isoforms, is associated with the onset and progression of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Among the repor...

    Authors: Kopal Joshi, Sukriti Goyal, Sonam Grover, Salma Jamal, Aditi Singh, Pawan Dhar and Abhinav Grover
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 19):515

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