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Volume 20 Supplement 18

Selected articles from the Biological Ontologies and Knowledge bases workshop 2018


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. JP had co-authored two articles in the supplement and peer review for these papers was arranged by JC. No other competing interests were declared.

Madrid, Spain3-6 December 2018

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Edited by Jiajie Peng and Jin Chen

  1. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) imposes a heavy burden on society and every family. Therefore, diagnosing AD in advance and discovering new drug targets are crucial, while these could be achieved by identifying AD-re...

    Authors: Tianyi Zhao, Yang Hu, Tianyi Zang and Liang Cheng
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 18):570
  2. The Gene Ontology (GO) knowledgebase is the world’s largest source of information on the functions of genes. Since the beginning of GO project, various tools have been developed to perform GO enrichment analys...

    Authors: Jiajie Peng, Guilin Lu, Hansheng Xue, Tao Wang and Xuequn Shang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 18):572
  3. Collective cell migration is a significant and complex phenomenon that affects many basic biological processes. The coordination between leader cell and follower cell affects the rate of collective cell migrat...

    Authors: Hanxu Hou, Tian Gan, Yaodong Yang, Xianglei Zhu, Sen Liu, Weiming Guo and Jianye Hao
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 18):571
  4. As the terminal products of cellular regulatory process, functional related metabolites have a close relationship with complex diseases, and are often associated with the same or similar diseases. Therefore, i...

    Authors: Yongtian Wang, Liran Juan, Jiajie Peng, Tianyi Zang and Yadong Wang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 18):574
  5. There is evidence to suggest that lncRNAs are associated with distinct and diverse biological processes. The dysfunction or mutation of lncRNAs are implicated in a wide range of diseases. An accurate computati...

    Authors: Jialu Hu, Yiqun Gao, Jing Li, Yan Zheng, Jingru Wang and Xuequn Shang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 18):569
  6. With the development of e-Health, it plays a more and more important role in predicting whether a doctor’s answer can be accepted by a patient through online healthcare community. Unlike the previous work whic...

    Authors: Qianlong Liu, Kangenbei Liao, Kelvin Kam-fai Tsoi and Zhongyu Wei
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 18):567
  7. Influenza is an infectious respiratory disease that can cause serious public health hazard. Due to its huge threat to the society, precise real-time forecasting of influenza outbreaks is of great value to our ...

    Authors: Xianglei Zhu, Bofeng Fu, Yaodong Yang, Yu Ma, Jianye Hao, Siqi Chen, Shuang Liu, Tiegang Li, Sen Liu, Weiming Guo and Zhenyu Liao
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 18):575
  8. During procedures for conducting multiple sequence alignment, that is so essential to use the substitution score of pairwise alignment. To compute adaptive scores for alignment, researchers usually use Hidden ...

    Authors: Qing Zhan, Nan Wang, Shuilin Jin, Renjie Tan, Qinghua Jiang and Yadong Wang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 18):573

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