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Volume 22 Supplement 9

Selected articles from the Biological Ontologies and Knowledge bases workshop 2019: part 2


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 was not involved in the peer review of any articles they had co-published. No other competing interests were declared.

San Diego, CA, USA18-21 November 2019

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Edited by Jiajie Peng and Jin Chen.

  1. Many systems biology studies leverage the integration of multiple data types (across different data sources) to offer a more comprehensive view of the biological system being studied. While SQL (Structured Que...

    Authors: Syed Ahmad Chan Bukhari, Shrikant Pawar, Jeff Mandell, Steven H. Kleinstein and Kei-Hoi Cheung

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2021 22(Suppl 9):105

    Content type: Research

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  2. DNA sequence alignment is a common first step in most applications of high-throughput sequencing technologies. The accuracy of sequence alignments directly affects the accuracy of downstream analyses, such as ...

    Authors: Wei Quan, Bo Liu and Yadong Wang

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2021 22(Suppl 9):172

    Content type: Methodology

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  3. Gene prioritization (gene ranking) aims to obtain the centrality of genes, which is critical for cancer diagnosis and therapy since keys genes correspond to the biomarkers or targets of drugs. Great efforts ha...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Zuheng Xia, Jingjing Deng, Xianghua Xie, Maoguo Gong and Xiaoke Ma

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2021 22(Suppl 9):274

    Content type: Research

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  4. Advances in the expression quantitative trait loci (eQTL) studies have provided valuable insights into the mechanism of diseases and traits-associated genetic variants. However, it remains challenging to evalu...

    Authors: Tao Wang, Yongzhuang Liu, Junpeng Ruan, Xianjun Dong, Yadong Wang and Jiajie Peng

    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2021 22(Suppl 9):403

    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