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Volume 18 Supplement 17

Selected articles from the first International Workshop on Cells in ExperimentaL Life Sciences (CELLS-2017) at the 2017 International Conference on Biomedical Ontology (ICBO-2017)


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 no competing interest.

Newcastle, UK13 September 2017

Conference website

Edited by Sirarat Sarntivijai, Yongqun He, and Alexander Diehl

  1. Cell cultures used in biomedical experiments come in the form of both sample biopsy primary cells, and maintainable immortalised cell lineages. The rise of bioinformatics and high-throughput technologies has l...

    Authors: Sirarat Sarntivijai, Alexander D. Diehl and Yongqun He

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 17):560

    Content type: Introduction

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  2. A fundamental characteristic of multicellular organisms is the specialization of functional cell types through the process of differentiation. These specialized cell types not only characterize the normal func...

    Authors: Trygve Bakken, Lindsay Cowell, Brian D. Aevermann, Mark Novotny, Rebecca Hodge, Jeremy A. Miller, Alexandra Lee, Ivan Chang, Jamison McCorrison, Bali Pulendran, Yu Qian, Nicholas J. Schork, Roger S. Lasken, Ed S. Lein and Richard H. Scheuermann

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 17):559

    Content type: Research

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  3. Cell lines and cell types are extensively studied in biomedical research yielding to a significant amount of publications each year. Identifying cell lines and cell types precisely in publications is crucial f...

    Authors: Şenay Kafkas, Sirarat Sarntivijai and Robert Hoehndorf

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 17):561

    Content type: Research

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  4. The Experimental Factor Ontology (EFO) is an application ontology driven by experimental variables including cell lines to organize and describe the diverse experimental variables and data resided in the EMBL-...

    Authors: Edison Ong, Sirarat Sarntivijai, Simon Jupp, Helen Parkinson and Yongqun He

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 17):557

    Content type: Research

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  5. Data-driven cell classification is becoming common and is now being implemented on a massive scale by projects such as the Human Cell Atlas. The scale of these efforts poses a challenge. How can the results be...

    Authors: David Osumi-Sutherland

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 17):558

    Content type: Research

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  6. Aiming to understand cellular responses to different perturbations, the NIH Common Fund Library of Integrated Network-based Cellular Signatures (LINCS) program involves many institutes and laboratories working...

    Authors: Edison Ong, Jiangan Xie, Zhaohui Ni, Qingping Liu, Sirarat Sarntivijai, Yu Lin, Daniel Cooper, Raymond Terryn, Vasileios Stathias, Caty Chung, Stephan Schürer and Yongqun He

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 17):556

    Content type: Research

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    70 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    44 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    163 days from submission to acceptance
    36 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    3.169 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.629 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.276 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.567 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    5089 Altmetric Mentions