Skip to main content

Volume 18 Supplement 3

Selected articles from the 15th Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2017): 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.

Shenzhen, China16-18 January 2017

Conference website

Edited by Lusheng Wang, Shuai Cheng Li and Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen

Other articles from the conference have been published as supplements to BMC Genomics and BMC Systems Biology

  1. A major challenge of bioinformatics in the era of precision medicine is to identify the molecular biomarkers for complex diseases. It is a general expectation that these biomarkers or signatures have not only ...

    Authors: Chuanchao Zhang, Juan Liu, Qianqian Shi, Tao Zeng and Luonan Chen
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 3):48
  2. Maximum parsimony phylogenetic tree reconciliation is an important technique for reconstructing the evolutionary histories of hosts and parasites, genes and species, and other interdependent pairs. Since the p...

    Authors: Weiyun Ma, Dmitriy Smirnov and Ran Libeskind-Hadas
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 3):76
  3. A metagenomic sample is a set of DNA fragments, randomly extracted from multiple cells in an environment, belonging to distinct, often unknown species. Unsupervised metagenomic clustering aims at partitioning ...

    Authors: Jarno Alanko, Fabio Cunial, Djamal Belazzougui and Veli Mäkinen
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 3):59
  4. Some applications, especially those clinical applications requiring high accuracy of sequencing data, usually have to face the troubles caused by unavoidable sequencing errors. Several tools have been proposed...

    Authors: Shifu Chen, Tanxiao Huang, Yanqing Zhou, Yue Han, Mingyan Xu and Jia Gu
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 3):80
  5. Protein carbonylation, an irreversible and non-enzymatic post-translational modification (PTM), is often used as a marker of oxidative stress. When reactive oxygen species (ROS) oxidized the amino acid side ch...

    Authors: Shun-Long Weng, Kai-Yao Huang, Fergie Joanda Kaunang, Chien-Hsun Huang, Hui-Ju Kao, Tzu-Hao Chang, Hsin-Yao Wang, Jang-Jih Lu and Tzong-Yi Lee
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 3):66
  6. The study of virus-host infectious association is important for understanding the functions and dynamics of microbial communities. Both cellular and fractionated viral metagenomic data generate a large number ...

    Authors: Mengge Zhang, Lianping Yang, Jie Ren, Nathan A. Ahlgren, Jed A. Fuhrman and Fengzhu Sun
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 3):60
  7. Residues in a protein might be buried inside or exposed to the solvent surrounding the protein. The buried residues usually form hydrophobic cores to maintain the structural integrity of proteins while the exp...

    Authors: Hai’e Gong, Haicang Zhang, Jianwei Zhu, Chao Wang, Shiwei Sun, Wei-Mou Zheng and Dongbo Bu
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18(Suppl 3):70

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.0 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.3 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.938 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.100 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    19 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    146 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage
    4,858 Altmetric mentions 

Sign up for article alerts and news from this journal