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Volume 9 Supplement 4

A Semantic Web for Bioinformatics: Goals, Tools, Systems, Applications


Edited by Paolo Romano, Michael Schroeder, Nicola Cannata and Roberto Marangoni

Seventh International Workshop on Network Tools and Applications in Biology (NETTAB 2007). Go to conference site.

Pisa, Italy12-15 June 2007

  1. The engineering of ontologies, especially with a view to a text-mining use, is still a new research field. There does not yet exist a well-defined theory and technology for ontology construction. Many of the o...

    Authors: Dimitra Alexopoulou, Thomas Wächter, Laura Pickersgill, Cecilia Eyre and Michael Schroeder
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 4):S2
  2. Complexity and amount of post-genomic data constitute two major factors limiting the application of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (KDD) methods in life sciences. Bio-ontologies may nowadays play key roles i...

    Authors: Adrien Coulet, Malika Smaïl-Tabbone, Pascale Benlian, Amedeo Napoli and Marie-Dominique Devignes
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 4):S3
  3. Tissue MicroArray technique is becoming increasingly important in pathology for the validation of experimental data from transcriptomic analysis. This approach produces many images which need to be properly ma...

    Authors: Federica Viti, Ivan Merelli, Andrea Caprera, Barbara Lazzari, Alessandra Stella and Luciano Milanesi
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 4):S4
  4. Amines are biogenic amino acid derivatives, which play pleiotropic and very important yet complex roles in animal physiology. For many other relevant biomolecules, biochemical and molecular data are being accu...

    Authors: Ismael Navas-Delgado, Raúl Montañez, Almudena Pino-Ángeles, Aurelio A Moya-García, José Luis Urdiales, Francisca Sánchez-Jiménez and José F Aldana-Montes
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 4):S5
  5. The recent availability of high-throughput data in molecular biology has increased the need for a formal representation of this knowledge domain. New ontologies are being developed to formalize knowledge, e.g....

    Authors: Andrea Splendiani
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 4):S6
  6. Research in life sciences is benefiting from a large availability of formal description techniques and analysis methodologies. These allow both the phenomena investigated to be precisely modeled and virtual ex...

    Authors: Andrea Bracciali, Marcello Brunelli, Enrico Cataldo and Pierpaolo Degano
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 4):S7
  7. Metabolic networks present a complex interconnected structure, whose understanding is in general a non-trivial task. Several formal approaches have been developed to support the investigation of such networks....

    Authors: Chiara Bodei, Andrea Bracciali and Davide Chiarugi
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 4):S8
  8. Significance analysis at single gene level may suffer from the limited number of samples and experimental noise that can severely limit the power of the chosen statistical test. This problem is typically appro...

    Authors: Mirko Francesconi, Daniel Remondini, Nicola Neretti, John M Sedivy, Leon N Cooper, Ettore Verondini, Luciano Milanesi and Gastone Castellani
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 4):S9
  9. Biomedical and chemical databases are large and rapidly growing in size. Graphs naturally model such kinds of data. To fully exploit the wealth of information in these graph databases, a key role is played by ...

    Authors: Alfredo Ferro, Rosalba Giugno, Misael Mongiovì, Alfredo Pulvirenti, Dmitry Skripin and Dennis Shasha
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 4):S10
  10. Protein identification is one of the most challenging problems in proteomics. Tandem mass spectrometry provides an important tool to handle the protein identification problem.

    Authors: Sara Brunetti, Elena Lodi, Elisa Mori and Maria Stella
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 4):S11
  11. With Bio-jETI, we introduce a service platform for interdisciplinary work on biological application domains and illustrate its use in a concrete application concerning statistical data processing in R and xcms...

    Authors: Tiziana Margaria, Christian Kubczak and Bernhard Steffen
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 4):S12
  12. PCR primer design is an everyday, but not trivial task requiring state-of-the-art software. We describe the popular tool GeneFisher and explain its recent restructuring using workflow techniques. We apply a se...

    Authors: Anna-Lena Lamprecht, Tiziana Margaria, Bernhard Steffen, Alexander Sczyrba, Sven Hartmeier and Robert Giegerich
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9(Suppl 4):S13

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