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Volume 17 Supplement 8

Selected articles from the 11th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA '15): 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 were not involved in the peer review process for articles that they were co-authors of, and that they have no other competing interests.

Norfolk, VA, USA7-10 June 2015

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Edited by Ion Mandoiu, Alex Zelikovsky, Robert Harrison, Yaohang Li and Yury Khudyakov

Other articles from the conference have been published as a supplement to BMC Genomics.

  1. Microbial genomes at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) represent a large collection of more than 35,000 assemblies. There are several complexities associated with the data: a great varia...

    Authors: Leonid Zaslavsky, Stacy Ciufo, Boris Fedorov and Tatiana Tatusova
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 8):276
  2. HIV/AIDS is a serious threat to public health. The emergence of drug resistance mutations diminishes the effectiveness of drug therapy for HIV/AIDS. Developing a computational prediction of drug resistance phe...

    Authors: ChenHsiang Shen, Xiaxia Yu, Robert W. Harrison and Irene T. Weber
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 8):278
  3. Essential proteins play an indispensable role in the cellular survival and development. There have been a series of biological experimental methods for finding essential proteins; however they are time-consumi...

    Authors: Gaoshi Li, Min Li, Jianxin Wang, Jingli Wu, Fang-Xiang Wu and Yi Pan
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 8):279
  4. Herein, the predicted atomic structures of five representative sequence variants of the reverse transcriptase protein (RT) of hepatitis B virus (HBV), sampled from patients with rapid or slow response to tenof...

    Authors: Xiaojun Xu, Hong Thai, Kathryn M. Kitrinos, Guoliang Xia, Anuj Gaggar, Matthew Paulson, Lilia Ganova-Raeva, Yury Khudyakov and James Lara
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 8):280
  5. The fluctuation of atoms around their average positions in protein structures provides important information regarding protein dynamics. This flexibility of protein structures is associated with various biolog...

    Authors: Ashraf Yaseen, Mais Nijim, Brandon Williams, Lei Qian, Min Li, Jianxin Wang and Yaohang Li
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 8):281
  6. Metagenomics is a cultivation-independent approach that enables the study of the genomic composition of microbes present in an environment. Metagenomic samples are routinely sequenced using next-generation seq...

    Authors: Cuncong Zhong, Youngik Yang and Shibu Yooseph
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 8):283
  7. Non-Negative Matrix factorization has become an essential tool for feature extraction in a wide spectrum of applications. In the present work, our objective is to extend the applicability of the method to the ...

    Authors: Stéphane Chrétien, Christophe Guyeux, Bastien Conesa, Régis Delage-Mouroux, Michèle Jouvenot, Philippe Huetz and Françoise Descôtes
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2016 17(Suppl 8):284

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