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Volume 18 Supplement 2

Proceedings of the Symposium on Biological Data Visualization at VIS 2016


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.

Baltimore, MD, USA24/10/2016

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Edited by Marc Streit, Daniel Weiskopf, Jan Aerts, G. Elisabeta Marai, and Alexander Lex.

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  1. Cluster heatmaps are commonly used in biology and related fields to reveal hierarchical clusters in data matrices. This visualization technique has high data density and reveal clusters better than unordered h...

    Authors: Sophie Engle, Sean Whalen, Alark Joshi and Katherine S. Pollard

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 2):63

    Content type: Methodology

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  2. We present a visualization pipeline capable of accurate rendering of highly scattering fluorescent neocortical neuronal models. The pipeline is mainly developed to serve the computational neurobiology communit...

    Authors: Marwan Abdellah, Ahmet Bilgili, Stefan Eilemann, Julian Shillcock, Henry Markram and Felix Schürmann

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 2):62

    Content type: Research

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  3. In the field of root biology there has been a remarkable progress in root phenotyping, which is the efficient acquisition and quantitative description of root morphology. What is currently missing are means to ef...

    Authors: Viktor Vad, Douglas Cedrim, Wolfgang Busch, Peter Filzmoser and Ivan Viola

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 2):65

    Content type: Research

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  4. Visualizing the complex probability landscape of stochastic gene regulatory networks can further biologists’ understanding of phenotypic behavior associated with specific genes.

    Authors: Chihua Ma, Timothy Luciani, Anna Terebus, Jie Liang and G. Elisabeta Marai

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 2):24

    Content type: Research

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  5. Protein structures and their interaction with ligands have been in the focus of biochemistry and structural biology research for decades. The transportation of ligand into the protein active site is often comp...

    Authors: Katarína Furmanová, Miroslava Jarešová, Jan Byška, Adam Jurčík, Július Parulek, Helwig Hauser and Barbora Kozlíková

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 2):22

    Content type: Research

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  6. Protein function is determined by many factors, namely by its constitution, spatial arrangement, and dynamic behavior. Studying these factors helps the biochemists and biologists to better understand the prote...

    Authors: Lucia Kocincová, Miroslava Jarešová, Jan Byška, Július Parulek, Helwig Hauser and Barbora Kozlíková

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 2):23

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    3.213 - 5-year Impact Factor
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