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Volume 11 Supplement 5

Selected articles from the International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine (ICIBM) 2016: systems biology


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.

Houston, TX, USA08-10 December 2016

Conference website

Edited by Zhongming Zhao, Jianhua Ruan, W. Jim Zheng and Zhandong Liu

Related articles have been published in supplements to BMC Bioinformatics, BMC Genomics and BMC Medical Genomics.

  1. Content type: Introduction

    Between December 8–10, 2016, the International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine (ICIBM 2016) was held in Houston, Texas, USA. The conference included eight scientific sessions, four tutorials, on...

    Authors: W. Jim Zheng, Jianhua Ruan, Hua Xu, Zhongming Zhao and Zhangdong Liu

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11(Suppl 5):88

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  2. 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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  3. Content type: Research

    The discovery of novel anticancer drugs is critical for the pharmaceutical research and development, and patient treatment. Repurposing existing drugs that may have unanticipated effects as potential candidate...

    Authors: Jingchun Sun, Qiang Wei, Yubo Zhou, Jingqi Wang, Qi Liu and Hua Xu

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11(Suppl 5):87

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  4. Content type: Research

    The ability of a transcription factor to regulate its targets is modulated by a variety of genetic and epigenetic mechanisms. Alternative splicing can modulate gene function by adding or removing certain prote...

    Authors: Jin Li, Yang Wang, Xi Rao, Yue Wang, Weixing Feng, Hong Liang and Yunlong Liu

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11(Suppl 5):89

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  5. Content type: Research

    Previous studies suggested that cancer cells possess traits reminiscent of the biological mechanisms ascribed to normal embryonic stem cells (ESCs) regulated by MYC and Polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2). Se...

    Authors: Xinan Holly Yang, Fangming Tang, Jisu Shin and John M. Cunningham

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11(Suppl 5):92

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  6. Content type: Research

    Molecular mechanisms of the functional alteration of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) in leukemic environment attract intensive research interests. As known in previous researches, Maff and Egr3 are two important ...

    Authors: Rudong Li, Yin Wang, Hui Cheng, Gang Liu, Tao Cheng, Yunlong Liu and Lei Liu

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11(Suppl 5):91

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  7. Content type: Research

    Adult hippocampal neurogenesis, the process of formation of new neurons, occurs throughout life in the hippocampus. New neurons have been associated with learning and memory as well as mood control, and impair...

    Authors: Biao Li, Amanda Sierra, Juan Jose Deudero, Fatih Semerci, Andrew Laitman, Marek Kimmel and Mirjana Maletic-Savatic

    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2017 11(Suppl 5):90

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2017 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.05 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.505 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.689 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.109 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


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