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  1. Content type: Research Article

    Specific cellular states are often associated with distinct gene expression patterns. These states are plastic, changing during development, or in the transition from health to disease. One relatively simple e...

    Authors: Daniel Schlauch, Kimberly Glass, Craig P. Hersh, Edwin K. Silverman and John Quackenbush

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:139

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  2. Content type: Methodology Article

    Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is a devastating brain cancer for which there is no known cure. Its malignancy is due to rapid cell division along with high motility and invasiveness of cells into the brain tiss...

    Authors: Justin Caccavale, David Fiumara, Michael Stapf, Liedeke Sweitzer, Hannah J. Anderson, Jonathan Gorky, Prasad Dhurjati and Deni S. Galileo

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:124

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  3. Content type: Methodology Article

    State-of-the-art strain engineering techniques for the host Pichia pastoris (syn. Komagataella spp.) include overexpression of homologous and heterologous genes, and deletion of host genes. For metabolic and cell...

    Authors: Roland Prielhofer, Juan J. Barrero, Stefanie Steuer, Thomas Gassler, Richard Zahrl, Kristin Baumann, Michael Sauer, Diethard Mattanovich, Brigitte Gasser and Hans Marx

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:123

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    Cellular behaviors are governed by interaction networks among biomolecules, for example gene regulatory and signal transduction networks. An often used dynamic modeling framework for these networks, Boolean mo...

    Authors: Parul Maheshwari and Réka Albert

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:122

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    Polygenic diseases are usually caused by the dysfunction of multiple genes. Unravelling such disease genes is crucial to fully understand the genetic landscape of diseases on molecular level. With the advent o...

    Authors: Limei Lin, Tinghong Yang, Ling Fang, Jian Yang, Fan Yang and Jing Zhao

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:121

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    In favorable conditions bacterial doubling time is less than 20 min, shorter than DNA replication time. In E. coli a single round of genome replication lasts about 40 min and it must be accomplished about 20 min ...

    Authors: Joanna Jaruszewicz-Błońska and Tomasz Lipniacki

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:117

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    Models that incorporate specific chemical mechanisms have been successful in describing the activity of Drosophila developmental enhancers as a function of underlying transcription factor binding motifs. Despite ...

    Authors: Kenneth A. Barr, Carlos Martinez, Jennifer R. Moran, Ah-Ram Kim, Alexandre F. Ramos and John Reinitz

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:116

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  8. Content type: Research Article

    The complexity of metabolic networks can make the origin and impact of changes in central metabolism occurring during diseases difficult to understand. Computer simulations can help unravel this complexity, an...

    Authors: Anthony C. Smith, Filmon Eyassu, Jean-Pierre Mazat and Alan J. Robinson

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:114

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    Particle size is a key parameter for drug-delivery nanoparticle design. It is believed that the size of a nanoparticle may have important effects on its ability to overcome the transport barriers in biological...

    Authors: Mohammad Aminul Islam, Sutapa Barua and Dipak Barua

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:113

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    The pursuit of standardization and reliability in synthetic biology has achieved, in recent years, a number of advances in the design of more predictable genetic parts for biological circuits. However, even wi...

    Authors: S. Cardinale and G. Cambray

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:112

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  11. Content type: Research Article

    Helicobacter Pylori (HP) is the most common risk factor for gastric cancer. Nearly half the world’s population is infected with HP, but only a small percentage of those develop significant pathology. The bacte...

    Authors: Richard Ballweg, Frederick Schozer, Kelsey Elliott, Alexander Kuhn, Logan Spotts, Eitaro Aihara and Tongli Zhang

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:111

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  12. Content type: Research Article

    The recent development of single-cell transcriptomics has enabled gene expression to be measured in individual cells instead of being population-averaged. Despite this considerable precision improvement, infer...

    Authors: Ulysse Herbach, Arnaud Bonnaffoux, Thibault Espinasse and Olivier Gandrillon

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:105

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  13. Content type: Research Article

    Up to date, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) remains as the worst intracellular killer pathogen. To establish infection, inside the granuloma, Mtb reprograms its metabolism to support both growth and survival, ke...

    Authors: Víctor A. López-Agudelo, Andres Baena, Howard Ramirez-Malule, Silvia Ochoa, Luis F. Barrera and Rigoberto Ríos-Estepa

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:107

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    Drug resistance mediated by P-glycoprotein (P-gp) renders many cancer therapies ineffective. One P-gp substrate is the widely used chemotherapy drug paclitaxel. Co-administration of paclitaxel and another drug...

    Authors: Joe Bender, Jianwen Fang and Richard Simon

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:108

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  15. Content type: Research Article

    Vitiligo is a long-term skin disease characterized by the loss of pigment in the skin. The current therapeutic approaches are limited. Although the anti-vitiligo mechanisms of Vernonia anthelmintica (L.) remain a...

    Authors: Ji Ye Wang, Hong Chen, Yin Yin Wang, Xiao Qin Wang, Han Ying Chen, Mei Zhang, Yun Tang and Bo Zhang

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:103

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  16. Content type: Research Article

    One goal of personalized medicine is leveraging the emerging tools of data science to guide medical decision-making. Achieving this using disparate data sources is most daunting for polygenic traits. To this e...

    Authors: Cihan Oguz, Shurjo K. Sen, Adam R. Davis, Yi-Ping Fu, Christopher J. O’Donnell and Gary H. Gibbons

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:99

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  17. Content type: Research Article

    Cells are able to communicate and coordinate their function within tissues via secreted factors. Aberrant secretion by cancer cells can modulate this intercellular communication, in particular in highly organi...

    Authors: Niklas Hartung, Uwe Benary, Jana Wolf and Bente Kofahl

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:98

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  18. Content type: Research Article

    Translating in vitro results to clinical tests is a major challenge in systems biology. Here we present a new Multi-Task learning framework which integrates thousands of cell line expression experiments to rec...

    Authors: Matthew Ruffalo, Petar Stojanov, Venkata Krishna Pillutla, Rohan Varma and Ziv Bar-Joseph

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:96

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  19. Content type: Research Article

    Biochemical oscillations play an important role in maintaining physiological and cellular homeostasis in biological systems. The frequency and amplitude of oscillations are regulated to properly adapt to envir...

    Authors: Jun Hyuk Kang and Kwang-Hyun Cho

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11:95

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  20. Content type: Research

    Due to advances in next generation sequencing technologies and corresponding reductions in cost, it is now attainable to investigate genome-wide gene expression and variants at a patient-level, so as to better...

    Authors: Haoyang Wu, Elise Miller, Denethi Wijegunawardana, Kelly Regan, Philip R.O. Payne and Fuhai Li

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11(Suppl 5):86

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 5

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