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Volume 12 Supplement 6

Selected articles from the IEEE BIBM International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (BIBM) 2017: 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 were not involved in the review process of papers that they are listed as authors. No other competing interests were declared.

Kansas City, MO, USA13-16 November 2017

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Edited by Tianhai Tian and Xiaohua Hu.

  1. Although substance use disorders (SUDs) are heritable, few genetic risk factors for them have been identified, in part due to the small sample sizes of study populations. To address this limitation, researcher...

    Authors: Jin Lu, Jiangwen Sun, Xinyu Wang, Henry Kranzler, Joel Gelernter and Jinbo Bi
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 6):104
  2. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common disease of arthritis. Analgesics are widely used in the treat of arthritis, which may increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases by 20% to 50% overall.There are few stu...

    Authors: Liangliang Liu, Ying Yu, Zhihui Fei, Min Li, Fang-Xiang Wu, Hong-Dong Li, Yi Pan and Jianxin Wang
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 6):105
  3. The unregulated use of antibiotics not only in clinical practice but also in farm animals breeding is causing a unprecedented growth of antibiotic resistant bacterial strains. This problem can be analyzed at d...

    Authors: Roberta Bardini, Stefano Di Carlo, Gianfranco Politano and Alfredo Benso
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 6):108
  4. Ubiquitination, which is also called “lysine ubiquitination”, occurs when an ubiquitin is attached to lysine (K) residues in targeting proteins. As one of the most important post translational modifications (P...

    Authors: Fei He, Rui Wang, Jiagen Li, Lingling Bao, Dong Xu and Xiaowei Zhao
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 6):109
  5. Cancer is one of the leading causes for the morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although substantial studies have been conducted theoretically and experimentally in recent years, it is still a challenge to expl...

    Authors: Shuhao Sun, Fima Klebaner, Xinan Zhang and Tianhai Tian
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 6):110
  6. Recent research has found that abnormal functioning of Microtubules (MTs) could be linked to fatal diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Hence, there is an imminent need to understand the implications of MTs for disea...

    Authors: Vineetha Menon, Shantia Yarahmadian and Vahid Rezania
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2018 12(Suppl 6):112