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Volume 7 Supplement 6

Selected articles from the 24th International Conference on Genome Informatics (GIW2013)


Edited by Frank Eisenhaber, Wing-Kin Sung and Limsoon Wong

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. The source of funding used to cover the open access charges is declared by the authors in each article. Articles have undergone the journal's standard peer-review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

24th International Conference on Genome Informatics (GIW 2013). Go to conference site.

Singapore, Singapore16-18 December 2013

  1. In order to develop hypothesis on unknown metabolic pathways, biochemists frequently rely on literature that uses a free-text format to describe functional groups or substructures. In computational chemistry o...

    Authors: Masaaki Kotera, Yasuo Tabei, Yoshihiro Yamanishi, Yuki Moriya, Toshiaki Tokimatsu, Minoru Kanehisa and Susumu Goto
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 6):S2
  2. H. sapiens-M. tuberculosis H37Rv protein-protein interaction (PPI) data are very important information to illuminate the infection mechanism of M. tuberculosis H37Rv. But current H. sapiens-M. tuberculosis H37Rv ...

    Authors: Hufeng Zhou, Javad Rezaei, Willy Hugo, Shangzhi Gao, Jingjing Jin, Mengyuan Fan, Chern-Han Yong, Michal Wozniak and Limsoon Wong
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 6):S6
  3. Structural variations (SVs), such as insertions, deletions, inversions, and duplications, are a common feature in human genomes, and a number of studies have reported that such SVs are associated with human di...

    Authors: Takahiro Mimori, Naoki Nariai, Kaname Kojima, Mamoru Takahashi, Akira Ono, Yukuto Sato, Yumi Yamaguchi-Kabata and Masao Nagasaki
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 6):S8
  4. The emerging multi-layers of genomic data have provided unprecedented opportunities for cancer research, especially for the association study between gene expressions and other types of genomic features. No pr...

    Authors: Kyung-Ah Sohn, Dokyoon Kim, Jaehyun Lim and Ju Han Kim
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 6):S9
  5. Tumor biomarkers are potentially useful in several ways such as the identification of individuals at increased risk of developing cancer, in screening for early malignancies and in aiding cancer diagnoses; tum...

    Authors: Wan-Shu Cheng and Jung-Hsien Chiang
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 6):S10
  6. Microarray data are usually peppered with missing values due to various reasons. However, most of the downstream analyses for microarray data require complete datasets. Therefore, accurate algorithms for missi...

    Authors: Chia-Chun Chiu, Shih-Yao Chan, Chung-Ching Wang and Wei-Sheng Wu
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 6):S12
  7. Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) experiments are now the most comprehensive experimental approaches for mapping the binding of transcription factors (TFs) to their target genes. However, ChIP data alone is...

    Authors: Tzu-Hsien Yang and Wei-Sheng Wu
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 6):S13
  8. Transcriptional regulation in multi-cellular organisms is a complex process involving multiple modular regulatory elements for each gene. Building whole-genome models of transcriptional networks requires mappi...

    Authors: Agnieszka Podsiadło, Mariusz Wrzesień, Wiesław Paja, Witold Rudnicki and Bartek Wilczyński
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 6):S16
  9. Taking advantage of the current rapid development in imaging systems and computer vision algorithms, we present HPGA, a h igh-throughput p henotyping platform for plant g rowth modeling and functional a nalysis, ...

    Authors: Oliver L Tessmer, Yuhua Jiao, Jeffrey A Cruz, David M Kramer and Jin Chen
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 6):S17
  10. Most phenotypic effects of drugs are involved in the interactions between drugs and their target proteins, however, our knowledge about the molecular mechanism of the drug-target interactions is very limited. ...

    Authors: Hiroaki Iwata, Sayaka Mizutani, Yasuo Tabei, Masaaki Kotera, Susumu Goto and Yoshihiro Yamanishi
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2013 7(Suppl 6):S18