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Volume 21 Supplement 2

Selected articles from the 6th International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering


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.

Granada, Spain25-27 April 2018

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Edited by Ignacio Rojas, Olga Valenzuela Cansino and Fernando Rojas Ruiz.

  1. Finding the tumor location in the prostate is an essential pathological step for prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. The location of the tumor – the laterality – can be unilateral (the tumor is affecting ...

    Authors: Osama Hamzeh, Abedalrhman Alkhateeb, Julia Zheng, Srinath Kandalam and Luis Rueda
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):78
  2. Disease gene prediction is a critical and challenging task. Many computational methods have been developed to predict disease genes, which can reduce the money and time used in the experimental validation. Sin...

    Authors: Ping Luo, Li-Ping Tian, Bolin Chen, Qianghua Xiao and Fang-Xiang Wu
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):79
  3. Interactions between proteins and non-proteic small molecule ligands play important roles in the biological processes of living systems. Thus, the development of computational methods to support our understand...

    Authors: Vagner S. Ribeiro, Charles A. Santana, Alexandre V. Fassio, Fabio R. Cerqueira, Carlos H. da Silveira, João P. R. Romanelli, Adriana Patarroyo-Vargas, Maria G. A. Oliveira, Valdete Gonçalves-Almeida, Sandro C. Izidoro, Raquel C. de Melo-Minardi and Sabrina de A. Silveira
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):80
  4. Genomic micro-satellites are the genomic regions that consist of short and repetitive DNA motifs. Estimating the length distribution and state of a micro-satellite region is an important computational step in ...

    Authors: Yixuan Wang, Xuanping Zhang, Xiao Xiao, Fei-Ran Zhang, Xinxing Yan, Xuan Feng, Zhongmeng Zhao, Yanfang Guan and Jiayin Wang
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):82
  5. Previously, a seven-cluster pattern claiming to be a universal one in bacterial genomes has been reported. Keeping in mind the most popular theory of chloroplast origin, we checked whether a similar pattern is...

    Authors: Michael G. Sadovsky, Maria Yu Senashova and Andrew V. Malyshev
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):83
  6. Melanoma results in the vast majority of skin cancer deaths during the last decades, even though this disease accounts for only one percent of all skin cancers’ instances. The survival rates of melanoma from e...

    Authors: Sara Nasiri, Julien Helsper, Matthias Jung and Madjid Fathi
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):84
  7. In the field of protein engineering and biotechnology, the discovery and characterization of structural patterns is highly relevant as these patterns can give fundamental insights into protein-ligand interacti...

    Authors: Renzo Angles, Mauricio Arenas-Salinas, Roberto García, Jose Antonio Reyes-Suarez and Ehmke Pohl
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):85
  8. The current study’s purpose is to compare hip structural analysis variables in a group of postmenopausal women with sarcopenia and another group of postmenopausal women with normal skeletal muscle mass index. ...

    Authors: Hayman Saddik, Riad Nasr, Antonio Pinti, Eric Watelain, Ibrahim Fayad, Rafic Baddoura, Abdel-Jalil Berro, Nathalie Al Rassy, Eric Lespessailles, Hechmi Toumi and Rawad El Hage
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):86
  9. The actual task of electrocardiographic examinations is to increase the reliability of diagnosing the condition of the heart. Within the framework of this task, an important direction is the solution of the in...

    Authors: G. V. Zhikhareva, Mikhail N. Kramm, O. N. Bodin, Ralf Seepold, Natividad Martinez Madrid, A. I. Chernikov, Y. A. Kupriyanova and N. A. Zhuravleva
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):87
  10. In biomedicine, infrared thermography is the most promising technique among other conventional methods for revealing the differences in skin temperature, resulting from the irregular temperature dispersion, wh...

    Authors: Ayca Kirimtat, Ondrej Krejcar, Ali Selamat and Enrique Herrera-Viedma
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):88
  11. Phenotype prediction problems are usually considered ill-posed, as the amount of samples is very limited with respect to the scrutinized genetic probes. This fact complicates the sampling of the defective gene...

    Authors: Ana Cernea, Juan Luis Fernández-Martínez, Enrique J. deAndrés-Galiana, Francisco Javier Fernández-Ovies, Oscar Alvarez-Machancoses, Zulima Fernández-Muñiz, Leorey N. Saligan and Stephen T. Sonis
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):89
  12. For optimization of microfluidic devices for the analysis of blood samples, it is useful to simulate blood cells as elastic objects in flow of blood plasma. In such numerical models, we primarily need to take ...

    Authors: Hynek Bachratý, Katarína Bachratá, Michal Chovanec, Iveta Jančigová, Monika Smiešková and Kristína Kovalčíková
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):90
  13. Screening programs use mammography as primary diagnostic tool for detecting breast cancer at an early stage. The diagnosis of some lesions, such as microcalcifications, is still difficult today for radiologist...

    Authors: Annarita Fanizzi, Teresa M. A. Basile, Liliana Losurdo, Roberto Bellotti, Ubaldo Bottigli, Rosalba Dentamaro, Vittorio Didonna, Alfonso Fausto, Raffaella Massafra, Marco Moschetta, Ondina Popescu, Pasquale Tamborra, Sabina Tangaro and Daniele La Forgia
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):91
  14. Chronic diseases are becoming more widespread each year in developed countries, mainly due to increasing life expectancy. Among them, diabetes mellitus (DM) and essential hypertension (EH) are two of the most ...

    Authors: Cristina Soguero-Ruiz, Inmaculada Mora-Jiménez, Miguel A. Mohedano-Munoz, Manuel Rubio-Sanchez, Pablo de Miguel-Bohoyo and Alberto Sanchez
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2020 21(Suppl 2):92

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