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Volume 12 Supplement 5

Selected articles from the 5th International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering: 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.

Granada, Spain26-28 April 2017

Conference website

Edited by Maria Jose Saéz Lara, Olga Valenzuela Cansino and Ignacio Rojas.

Articles from this conference have also been published in BMC Bioinformatics and BioMedical Engineering OnLine.

  1. Photosynthetic microalgae have been in the spotlight of biotechnological production (biofuels, lipids, etc), however, current barriers in mass cultivation of microalgae are limiting its successful industrializ...

    Authors: Stepan Papacek, Jiri Jablonsky and Karel Petera
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 5):93
  2. In RNA-Seq gene expression analysis, a genetic signature or biomarker is defined as a subset of genes that is probably involved in a given complex human trait and usually provide predictive capabilities for th...

    Authors: Daniel Urda, Francisco Aragón, Rocío Bautista, Leonardo Franco, Francisco J. Veredas, Manuel Gonzalo Claros and José Manuel Jerez
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 5):94
  3. The Smith-Waterman (SW) algorithm is the best choice for searching similar regions between two DNA or protein sequences. However, it may become impracticable in some contexts due to its high computational dema...

    Authors: Enzo Rucci, Carlos Garcia, Guillermo Botella, Armando De Giusti, Marcelo Naiouf and Manuel Prieto-Matias
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 5):96
  4. During the last decade, the interest to apply machine learning algorithms to genomic data has increased in many bioinformatics applications. Analyzing this type of data entails difficulties for managing high-d...

    Authors: María Gabriela Valdés, Iván Galván-Femenía, Vicent Ribas Ripoll, Xavier Duran, Jun Yokota, Ricard Gavaldà, Xavier Rafael-Palou and Rafael de Cid
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 5):97
  5. Several online databases provide a large amount of biomedical data of different biological entities. These resources are typically stored in systems implementing their own data model, user interface and query ...

    Authors: Antonio Messina, Antonino Fiannaca, Laura La Paglia, Massimo La Rosa and Alfonso Urso
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 5):98
  6. Spatial localization of natural products or proteins during microbial interactions can help to identify new antimicrobials both as offensive or defensive agents. Visible spatial interactions have been used for...

    Authors: Víctor González-Menéndez, Germán Martínez, Rachel Serrano, Francisca Muñoz, Jesús Martín, Olga Genilloud and José R. Tormo
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 5):99
  7. To reconstruct the evolution history of DNA sequences, novel models of increasing complexity regarding the number of free parameters taken into account in the sequence evolution, as well as faster and more acc...

    Authors: Christophe Guyeux, Bashar Al-Nuaimi, Bassam AlKindy, Jean-François Couchot and Michel Salomon
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 5):100