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Volume 19 Supplement 14

Selected articles from the 5th International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering: 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.

Granada, Spain26-28 April 2017

Conference website

Edited by Maria Jose Saéz Lara, Olga Valenzuela Cansino and Ignacio Rojas.

Articles from this conference have also been published in BMC Systems Biology and BioMedical Engineering OnLine.

  1. The prediction of calmodulin-binding (CaM-binding) proteins plays a very important role in the fields of biology and biochemistry, because the calmodulin protein binds and regulates a multitude of protein targ...

    Authors: Yixun Li, Mina Maleki, Nicholas J. Carruthers, Paul M. Stemmer, Alioune Ngom and Luis Rueda

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 14):410

    Content type: Research

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  2. A significant number of adverse drug reactions is caused by unexpected Drug-drug interactions (DDIs). The identification of DDIs becomes crucial before the co-prescription of multiple drugs is made. Such a tas...

    Authors: Jian-Yu Shi, Hua Huang, Jia-Xin Li, Peng Lei, Yan-Ning Zhang, Kai Dong and Siu-Ming Yiu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 14):411

    Content type: Research

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  3. The potential for astrocyte participation in central nervous system recovery is highlighted by in vitro experiments demonstrating their capacity to transdifferentiate into neurons. Understanding astrocyte plas...

    Authors: V. Bleu Knight and Elba E. Serrano

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 14):412

    Content type: Research

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  4. Families of related proteins and their different functions may be described systematically using common classifications and ontologies such as Pfam and GO (Gene Ontology), for example. However, many proteins c...

    Authors: Seyed Ziaeddin Alborzi, David W. Ritchie and Marie-Dominique Devignes

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 14):413

    Content type: Research

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  5. Although the etiology of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the most common type of adult leukemia, is still unclear, strong evidence implicates antigen involvement in disease ontogeny and evolution. Primary ...

    Authors: Eleftheria Polychronidou, Ilias Kalamaras, Andreas Agathangelidis, Lesley-Ann Sutton, Xiao-Jie Yan, Vasilis Bikos, Anna Vardi, Konstantinos Mochament, Nicholas Chiorazzi, Chrysoula Belessi, Richard Rosenquist, Paolo Ghia, Kostas Stamatopoulos, Panayiotis Vlamos, Anna Chailyan, Nanna Overby…

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 14):414

    Content type: Methodology

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  6. The advances in high-throughput sequencing technologies are allowing more and more de novo assembling of transcriptomes from many new organisms. Some degree of automation and evaluation is required to warrant ...

    Authors: Pedro Seoane, Marina Espigares, Rosario Carmona, Álvaro Polonio, Julia Quintana, Enrico Cretazzo, Josefina Bota, Alejandro Pérez-García, Juan de Dios Alché, Luis Gómez and M. Gonzalo Claros

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 14):416

    Content type: Research

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  7. Supervised machine learning methods when applied to the problem of automated protein-function prediction (AFP) require the availability of both positive examples (i.e., proteins which are known to possess a given...

    Authors: Paolo Boldi, Marco Frasca and Dario Malchiodi

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 14):417

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19:530

  8. Ebola still remains as one of the most problematic infectious diseases in Africa with a high rate of mortality. Although this disease has been known for an almost half-century, there are no vaccines and drugs ...

    Authors: Mochammad Arfin Fardiansyah Nasution, Erwin Prasetya Toepak, Ahmad Husein Alkaff and Usman Sumo Friend Tambunan

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 14):419

    Content type: Research

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  9. Antibiotic resistance and its rapid dissemination around the world threaten the efficacy of currently-used medical treatments and call for novel, innovative approaches to manage multi-drug resistant infections...

    Authors: Diogo Manuel Carvalho Leite, Xavier Brochet, Grégory Resch, Yok-Ai Que, Aitana Neves and Carlos Peña-Reyes

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 14):420

    Content type: Research

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  10. We present a performance per watt analysis of CUDAlign 4.0, a parallel strategy to obtain the optimal pairwise alignment of huge DNA sequences in multi-GPU platforms using the exact Smith-Waterman method.

    Authors: Jesús Pérez-Serrano, Edans Sandes, Alba Cristina Magalhaes Alves de Melo and Manuel Ujaldón

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 14):421

    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