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Volume 20 Supplement 15

Selected articles from the 14th International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA-18): 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.

Beijing, China8-11 June 2018

Edited by Pavel Skums, Alex Zelikovsky, Zhipeng Cai and Fa Zhang

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  1. A drug-drug interaction (DDI) is defined as a drug effect modified by another drug, which is very common in treating complex diseases such as cancer. Many studies have evidenced that some DDIs could be an incr...

    Authors: Cheng Yan, Guihua Duan, Yi Pan, Fang-Xiang Wu and Jianxin Wang

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 15):538

    Content type: Research

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  2. A survey of presences and absences of specific species across multiple biogeographic units (or bioregions) are used in a broad area of biological studies from ecology to microbiology. Using binary presence-abs...

    Authors: Neo Christopher Chung, BłaŻej Miasojedow, Michał Startek and Anna Gambin

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 15):644

    Content type: Research

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  3. Protein-protein interaction plays a key role in a multitude of biological processes, such as signal transduction, de novo drug design, immune responses, and enzymatic activities. Gaining insights of various bi...

    Authors: Fei Guo, Quan Zou, Guang Yang, Dan Wang, Jijun Tang and Junhai Xu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 15):483

    Content type: Research

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  4. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major threat to global public health because it makes standard treatments ineffective and contributes to the spread of infections. It is important to understand AMR’s biolog...

    Authors: Jinhong Shi, Yan Yan, Matthew G. Links, Longhai Li, Jo-Anne R. Dillon, Michael Horsch and Anthony Kusalik

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 15):535

    Content type: Methodology

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  5. Chromatin immunoprecipitation sequencing (ChIP-seq) is a technology that combines chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) with next generation of sequencing technology (NGS) to analyze protein interactions with D...

    Authors: Min Li, Li Tang, Fang-Xiang Wu, Yi Pan and Jianxin Wang

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 15):515

    Content type: Software

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  6. Cluster analysis is a core task in modern data-centric computation. Algorithmic choice is driven by factors such as data size and heterogeneity, the similarity measures employed, and the type of clusters sough...

    Authors: Yuping Lu, Charles A. Phillips and Michael A. Langston

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 15):503

    Content type: Methodology

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  7. The biological network is highly dynamic. Functional relations between genes can be activated or deactivated depending on the biological conditions. On the genome-scale network, subnetworks that gain or lose l...

    Authors: Jianwei Lu, Yao Lu, Yusheng Ding, Qingyang Xiao, Linqing Liu, Qingpo Cai, Yunchuan Kong, Yun Bai and Tianwei Yu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 15):489

    Content type: Methodology

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