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Volume 20 Supplement 3

Selected articles from the 17th Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2019): 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.

Wuhan, China14-16 January 2019

Edited by, David Sankoff, Guoliang Li, Louxin Zhang, Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen, Shaoliang Peng and Hong-Yu Zhang.

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  1. Recently, next-generation sequencing techniques have been applied for the detection of RNA secondary structures, which is referred to as high-throughput RNA structural (HTS) analyses, and many different protoc...

    Authors: Risa Kawaguchi, Hisanori Kiryu, Junichi Iwakiri and Jun Sese

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 3):130

    Content type: Research

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  2. Super-enhancers or stretch enhancers are clusters of active enhancers that often coordinate cell-type specific gene regulation during development and differentiation. In addition, the enrichment of disease-ass...

    Authors: Jayoung Ryu, Hyunwoong Kim, Dongchan Yang, Andrew J. Lee and Inkyung Jung

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 3):127

    Content type: Research

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  3. The inference of splicing orthology relationships between gene transcripts is a basic step for the prediction of transcripts and the annotation of gene structures in genomes. The splicing structure of a sequen...

    Authors: Safa Jammali, Jean-David Aguilar, Esaie Kuitche and Aïda Ouangraoua

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 3):133

    Content type: Research

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  4. Detecting protein complex in protein-protein interaction (PPI) networks plays a significant part in bioinformatics field. It enables us to obtain the better understanding for the structures and characteristics...

    Authors: Xiujuan Lei, Ming Fang, Ling Guo and Fang-Xiang Wu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 3):131

    Content type: Research

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  5. Cryo-electron tomography (cryo-ET) enables the 3D visualization of cellular organization in near-native state which plays important roles in the field of structural cell biology. However, due to the low signal...

    Authors: Ran Li, Xiangrui Zeng, Stephanie E. Sigmund, Ruogu Lin, Bo Zhou, Chang Liu, Kaiwen Wang, Rui Jiang, Zachary Freyberg, Hairong Lv and Min Xu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 3):132

    Content type: Research

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  6. The ab initio approaches to protein structure prediction usually employ the Monte Carlo technique to search the structural conformation that has the lowest energy. However, the widely-used energy functions are us...

    Authors: Chao Wang, Yi Wei, Haicang Zhang, Lupeng Kong, Shiwei Sun, Wei-Mou Zheng and Dongbo Bu

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2019 20(Suppl 3):135

    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