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Volume 19 Supplement 9

Selected articles from the 13th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA 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.

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA30 May - 2 June 2017

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Edited by Zhipeng Cai, Pavel Skums and Alexander Zelikovsky.

Articles from this supplement have also been published as a supplement in BMC Genomics.

  1. Component-based structural equation modeling methods are now widely used in science, business, education, and other fields. This method uses unobservable variables, i.e., “latent” variables, and structural equ...

    Authors: Sungtae Kim, Sungkyoung Choi, Jung-Hwan Yoon, Youngsoo Kim, Seungyeoun Lee and Taesung Park

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 9):288

    Content type: Research

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  2. In bioinformatics, network alignment algorithms have been applied to protein-protein interaction (PPI) networks to discover evolutionary conserved substructures at the system level. However, most previous meth...

    Authors: Jianliang Gao, Bo Song, Xiaohua Hu, Fengxia Yan and Jianxin Wang

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 9):286

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  3. Transcriptomic sequencing (RNA-seq) related applications allow for rapid explorations due to their high-throughput and relatively fast experimental capabilities, providing unprecedented progress in gene functi...

    Authors: Tun-Wen Pai, Kuan-Hung Li, Cing-Han Yang, Chin-Hwa Hu, Han-Jia Lin, Wen-Der Wang and Yet-Ran Chen

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 9):284

    Content type: Research

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  4. Global maritime trade plays an important role in the modern transportation industry. It brings significant economic profit along with bioinvasion risk. Species translocate and establish in a non-native area th...

    Authors: Shengling Wang, Chenyu Wang, Shenling Wang and Liran Ma

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 9):287

    Content type: Research

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  5. Top-down homogeneous multiplexed tandem mass (HomMTM) spectra are generated from modified proteoforms of the same protein with different post-translational modification patterns. They are frequently observed i...

    Authors: Kaiyuan Zhu and Xiaowen Liu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 9):280

    Content type: Research

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  6. Human Microbiome Project reveals the significant mutualistic influence between human body and microbes living in it. Such an influence lead to an interesting phenomenon that many noninfectious diseases are clo...

    Authors: Jian-Yu Shi, Hua Huang, Yan-Ning Zhang, Jiang-Bo Cao and Siu-Ming Yiu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 9):281

    Content type: Research

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  7. Novel sequence motifs detection is becoming increasingly essential in computational biology. However, the high computational cost greatly constrains the efficiency of most motif discovery algorithms.

    Authors: Shaoliang Peng, Minxia Cheng, Kaiwen Huang, YingBo Cui, Zhiqiang Zhang, Runxin Guo, Xiaoyu Zhang, Shunyun Yang, Xiangke Liao, Yutong Lu, Quan Zou and Benyun Shi

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 9):282

    Content type: Research

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  8. The risk factors of diabetic retinopathy (DR) were investigated extensively in the past studies, but it remains unknown which risk factors were more associated with the DR than others. If we can detect the DR ...

    Authors: Hsin-Yi Tsao, Pei-Ying Chan and Emily Chia-Yu Su

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2018 19(Suppl 9):283

    Content type: Research

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    Citation Impact
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    3.213 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.156 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
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