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Volume 9 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the Thirteenth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2015): Systems Biology


Edited by Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen and Hsien-Da Huang

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 peer review process. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

The Thirteenth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC 2015). Go to conference site.

HsinChu, Taiwan21-23 January 2015

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  1. The hardware accelerators will provide solutions to computationally complex problems in bioinformatics fields. However, the effect of acceleration depends on the nature of the application, thus selection of an...

    Authors: Takehiro Shimoda, Shuji Suzuki, Masahito Ohue, Takashi Ishida and Yutaka Akiyama
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2015 9(Suppl 1):S6
  2. DNA-binding proteins play a pivotal role in various intra- and extra-cellular activities ranging from DNA replication to gene expression control. Identification of DNA-binding proteins is one of the major chal...

    Authors: Ruifeng Xu, Jiyun Zhou, Hongpeng Wang, Yulan He, Xiaolong Wang and Bin Liu
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2015 9(Suppl 1):S10
  3. With the burgeoning development of cloud technology and services, there are an increasing number of users who prefer cloud to run their applications. All software and associated data are hosted on the cloud, a...

    Authors: Likun Wang, Luhe Yang, Zuohan Peng, Dan Lu, Yan Jin, Michael McNutt and Yuxin Yin
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2015 9(Suppl 1):S1
  4. Cell proliferation, differentiation, Gene expression, metabolism, immunization and signal transduction require the participation of ligands and targets. It is a great challenge to identify rules governing mole...

    Authors: Caihua Wang, Juan Liu, Fei Luo, Zixing Deng and Qian-Nan Hu
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2015 9(Suppl 1):S2
  5. High throughput techniques produce multiple functional association networks. Integrating these networks can enhance the accuracy of protein function prediction. Many algorithms have been introduced to generate...

    Authors: Guoxian Yu, Hailong Zhu, Carlotta Domeniconi and Maozu Guo
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2015 9(Suppl 1):S3
  6. The ongoing cancer research has shown that malignant tumour cells have highly disrupted signalling transduction pathways. In cancer cells, signalling pathways are altered to satisfy the demands of continuous p...

    Authors: Shital K Mishra, Sourav S Bhowmick, Huey Eng Chua, Fan Zhang and Jie Zheng
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2015 9(Suppl 1):S4
  7. Molecular networks are the basis of biological processes. Such networks can be decomposed into smaller modules, also known as network motifs. These motifs show interesting dynamical behaviors, in which co-oper...

    Authors: Wen-Tsong Hsieh, Ke-Rung Tzeng, Jin-Shuei Ciou, Jeffrey JP Tsai, Nilubon Kurubanjerdjit, Chien-Hung Huang and Ka-Lok Ng
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2015 9(Suppl 1):S5
  8. Network-based approaches have recently gained considerable popularity in high- dimensional regression settings. For example, the Cox regression model is widely used in expression analysis to predict the surviv...

    Authors: Hyun-hwan Jeong, So Yeon Kim, Kyubum Wee and Kyung-Ah Sohn
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2015 9(Suppl 1):S8
  9. Predicting functional properties of proteins in protein-protein interaction (PPI) networks presents a challenging problem and has important implication in computational biology. Collective classification (CC) ...

    Authors: Qingyao Wu, Zhenyu Wang, Chunshan Li, Yunming Ye, Yueping Li and Ning Sun
    Citation: BMC Systems Biology 2015 9(Suppl 1):S9