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Volume 8 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the Twelfth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2014): Systems Biology


Edited by Shuigeng Zhou and Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen

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. Articles have undergone the journal's standard review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

The Twelfth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2014). Go to conference site.

Shanghai, China17-19 January 2014

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  1. Aberrant DNA methylation is often associated with cancers. Thus, screening genes with cancer-associated aberrant DNA methylation is a useful method to identify candidate cancer-causing genes. Aberrant DNA meth...

    Authors: Ryoichi Kinoshita, Mitsuo Iwadate, Hideaki Umeyama and Y-h Taguchi
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2014 8(Suppl 1):S4
  2. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is one of the most common chronic metabolic diseases characterized by insulin resistance and the decrease of insulin secretion. Genetic variation can only explain part of the heritability...

    Authors: Hui Liu, Tongtong Wang, Hongbo Liu, Yanjun Wei, Guofeng Zhao, Jianzhong Su, Qiong Wu, Hong Qiao and Yan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2014 8(Suppl 1):S5
  3. Genome-wide association studies have identified many individual genes associated with complex traits. However, pathway and network information have not been fully exploited in searches for genetic determinants...

    Authors: Yu Qian, Søren Besenbacher, Thomas Mailund and Mikkel Heide Schierup
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2014 8(Suppl 1):S6
  4. Boolean network (BN) is a mathematical model for genetic network and control of genetic networks has become an important issue owing to their potential application in the field of drug discovery and treatment ...

    Authors: Yushan Qiu, Takeyuki Tamura, Wai-Ki Ching and Tatsuya Akutsu
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2014 8(Suppl 1):S7