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Volume 21 Supplement 13

Selected articles from the 18th Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2020): 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.

Seoul, Korea18-20 August 2020

Edited by Dokyun Na, Wenying Yan and Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen

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  1. High-dimensional flow cytometry and mass cytometry allow systemic-level characterization of more than 10 protein profiles at single-cell resolution and provide a much broader landscape in many biological appli...

    Authors: Ko Abe, Kodai Minoura, Yuka Maeda, Hiroyoshi Nishikawa and Teppei Shimamura
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 13):393
  2. Network alignment is an efficient computational framework in the prediction of protein function and phylogenetic relationships in systems biology. However, most of existing alignment methods focus on aligning ...

    Authors: Yuanke Zhong, Jing Li, Junhao He, Yiqun Gao, Jie Liu, Jingru Wang, Xuequn Shang and Jialu Hu
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 13):385
  3. Biomedical document triage is the foundation of biomedical information extraction, which is important to precision medicine. Recently, some neural networks-based methods have been proposed to classify biomedic...

    Authors: Jian Wang, Mengying Li, Qishuai Diao, Hongfei Lin, Zhihao Yang and YiJia Zhang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 13):380
  4. Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is one of the most common malignant brain tumors and its average survival time is less than 1 year after diagnosis.

    Authors: Yujie You, Xufang Ru, Wanjing Lei, Tingting Li, Ming Xiao, Huiru Zheng, Yujie Chen and Le Zhang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 13):383
  5. Protein phosphorylation networks play an important role in cell signaling. In these networks, phosphorylation of a protein kinase usually leads to its activation, which in turn will phosphorylate its downstrea...

    Authors: Jinling Liu, Xiaojun Ma, Gregory F. Cooper and Xinghua Lu
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 13):379
  6. Drug-target interaction prediction is of great significance for narrowing down the scope of candidate medications, and thus is a vital step in drug discovery. Because of the particularity of biochemical experi...

    Authors: Jiajie Peng, Jingyi Li and Xuequn Shang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 13):394
  7. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play a key role in mediating the action of insulin on cell growth and the development of diabetes. However, few studies have been conducted to provide a comprehensive overview of the miRNA-m...

    Authors: Yang-Chi-Dung Lin, Hsi-Yuan Huang, Sirjana Shrestha, Chih-Hung Chou, Yen-Hua Chen, Chi-Ru Chen, Hsiao-Chin Hong, Jing Li, Yi-An Chang, Men-Yee Chiew, Ya-Rong Huang, Siang-Jyun Tu, Ting-Hsuan Sun, Shun-Long Weng, Ching-Ping Tseng and Hsien-Da Huang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 13):389
  8. In recent years, the rapid development of single-cell RNA-sequencing (scRNA-seq) techniques enables the quantitative characterization of cell types at a single-cell resolution. With the explosive growth of the...

    Authors: Xiaoyang Chen, Shengquan Chen and Rui Jiang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 13):392
  9. Resolution estimation is the main evaluation criteria for the reconstruction of macromolecular 3D structure in the field of cryoelectron microscopy (cryo-EM). At present, there are many methods to evaluate the...

    Authors: Yongchun Lü, Xiangrui Zeng, Xinhui Tian, Xiao Shi, Hui Wang, Xiaohui Zheng, Xiaodong Liu, Xiaofang Zhao, Xin Gao and Min Xu
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 13):391
  10. Drug discovery is known for the large amount of money and time it consumes and the high risk it takes. Drug repositioning has, therefore, become a popular approach to save time and cost by finding novel indica...

    Authors: Renyi Zhou, Zhangli Lu, Huimin Luo, Ju Xiang, Min Zeng and Min Li
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 13):387
  11. Identification of hot spots in protein-DNA interfaces provides crucial information for the research on protein-DNA interaction and drug design. As experimental methods for determining hot spots are time-consum...

    Authors: Ke Li, Sijia Zhang, Di Yan, Yannan Bin and Junfeng Xia
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 13):381
  12. Introducing deep learning approach to medical images has rendered a large amount of un-decoded information into usage in clinical research. But mostly, it has been focusing on the performance of the prediction...

    Authors: Sangwoo Lee, Eun Kyung Choe, So Yeon Kim, Hua Sun Kim, Kyu Joo Park and Dokyoon Kim
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 13):382

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