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  1. Content type: Research article

    Generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) is a rare, episodic, potentially life-threatening inflammatory disease. However, the pathogenesis of GPP, and universally accepted therapies for treating it, remain undefined.

    Authors: Lingyan Wang, Xiaoling Yu, Chao Wu, Teng Zhu, Wenming Wang, Xiaofeng Zheng and Hongzhong Jin

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11:52

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    In children with sensory processing dysfunction (SPD), who do not meet criteria for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or intellectual disability, the contribution of de novo pathogenic mutation in neurodevelopmen...

    Authors: Elysa Jill Marco, Anne Brandes Aitken, Vishnu Prakas Nair, Gilberto da Gente, Molly Rae Gerdes, Leyla Bologlu, Sean Thomas and Elliott H. Sherr

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11:50

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    Developmental delay (DD) and intellectual disability (ID) are frequently associated with a broad spectrum of additional phenotypes. Chromosomal microarray analysis (CMA) has been recommended as a first-tier te...

    Authors: Yanjie Fan, Yanming Wu, Lili Wang, Yu Wang, Zhuwen Gong, Wenjuan Qiu, Jingmin Wang, Huiwen Zhang, Xing Ji, Jun Ye, Lianshu Han, Xingming Jin, Yongnian Shen, Fei Li, Bing Xiao, Lili Liang…

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11:49

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    There is a paucity of knowledge concerning erythrocytes in the aetiology of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) despite their potential to contribute to disease through impaired antioxidant capacity and altered haemorheol...

    Authors: Kira Groen, Vicki E. Maltby, Rodney A. Lea, Katherine A. Sanders, J. Lynn Fink, Rodney J. Scott, Lotti Tajouri and Jeannette Lechner-Scott

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11:48

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Plasma neurofilament light (NFL) is a promising biomarker for Alzheimer disease (AD), which increases in the early stage of AD and is associated with the progression of AD. We performed a genome-wide associati...

    Authors: Jie-Qiong Li, Xiang-Zhen Yuan, Hai-Yan Li, Xi-Peng Cao, Jin-Tai Yu, Lan Tan and Wei-An Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11:47

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The most frequent chromosomal aneuploidy is trisomy 21 (T21) that is caused by an extra copy of chromosome 21. The imbalance of whole genome including genes and microRNAs contributes to the various phenotypes ...

    Authors: Ji Hyae Lim, You Jung Han, Hyun Jin Kim, Moon Young Kim, So Yeon Park, Youl-Hee Cho and Hyun Mee Ryu

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11:46

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Current medical practice includes the application of genomic sequencing (GS) in clinical and research settings. Despite expanded use of this technology, the process of disclosure of genomic results to patients...

    Authors: Julia Wynn, Katie Lewis, Laura M. Amendola, Barbara A. Bernhardt, Sawona Biswas, Manasi Joshi, Carmit McMullen and Sarah Scollon

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11:45

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Genetic variations in apolipoprotein E (APOE) and proximal genes (PVRL2, TOMM40, and APOC1) are associated with cognitive function and dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s disease. Epigenetic mechanisms such as DNA...

    Authors: Jiaxuan Liu, Wei Zhao, Erin B. Ware, Stephen T. Turner, Thomas H. Mosley and Jennifer A. Smith

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11:43

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Parental balanced reciprocal translocations can result in partial aneuploidies in the offspring due to unbalanced meiotic segregation during gametogenesis. Herein, we report the phenotypic and molecular cytoge...

    Authors: C. S. Paththinige, N. D. Sirisena, U. G. I. U. Kariyawasam, R. C. Ediriweera, P. Kruszka, M. Muenke and V. H. W. Dissanayake

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11:44

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome (BHD) is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by germline mutations in the folliculin gene (FLCN). Nearly 150 pathogenic mutations have been identified in FLCN. The most frequent pattern ...

    Authors: Mitsuko Furuya, Hironori Kobayashi, Masaya Baba, Takaaki Ito, Reiko Tanaka and Yukio Nakatani

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11:42

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Decapping of mRNA is an important step in the regulation of mRNA turnover and therefore of gene expression, which is a key process controlling development and homeostasis of all organisms. It has been shown th...

    Authors: Ute Scheller, Kathrin Pfisterer, Steffen Uebe, Arif B. Ekici, André Reis, Rami Jamra and Fulvia Ferrazzi

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11:41

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  12. Content type: Research

    Survival analysis methods have been widely applied in different areas of health and medicine, spanning over varying events of interest and target diseases. They can be utilized to provide relationships between...

    Authors: Raissa T. Relator, Aika Terada and Jun Sese

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11(Suppl 2):31

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 2

  13. Content type: Research

    Embedding techniques for converting high-dimensional sparse data into low-dimensional distributed representations have been gaining popularity in various fields of research. In deep learning models, embedding ...

    Authors: Sunkyu Kim, Heewon Lee, Keonwoo Kim and Jaewoo Kang

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11(Suppl 2):33

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 2

  14. Content type: Research

    Gene-gene interactions (GGIs) are a known cause of missing heritability. Multifactor dimensionality reduction (MDR) is one of most commonly used methods for GGI detection. The generalized multifactor dimension...

    Authors: Hye-Young Jung, Sangseob Leem and Taesung Park

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11(Suppl 2):32

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 2

  15. Content type: Research

    It is well recognized that accumulation of somatic mutations in cancer genomes plays a role in carcinogenesis; however, the temporal sequence and evolutionary relationship of somatic mutations remain largely u...

    Authors: Je-Keun Rhee and Tae-Min Kim

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11(Suppl 2):29

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 2

  16. Content type: Research

    A Mendelian transmission produces phenotypic and genetic relatedness between family members, giving family-based analytical methods an important role in genetic epidemiological studies—from heritability estima...

    Authors: Sungyoung Lee, Sungkyoung Choi, Dandi Qiao, Michael Cho, Edwin K. Silverman, Taesung Park and Sungho Won

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11(Suppl 2):39

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 2

  17. Content type: Research

    Reliable detection of genome variations, especially insertions and deletions (indels), from single sample DNA sequencing data remains challenging, partially due to the inherent uncertainty involved in aligning...

    Authors: Tony Kuo, Martin C. Frith, Jun Sese and Paul Horton

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11(Suppl 2):28

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 2

  18. Content type: Research

    Recent statistical methods for next generation sequencing (NGS) data have been successfully applied to identifying rare genetic variants associated with certain diseases. However, most commonly used methods (e...

    Authors: Joowon Lee, Seungyeoun Lee, Jin-Young Jang and Taesung Park

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11(Suppl 2):30

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 2

  19. Content type: Database

    Meiotic recombination happens during the process of meiosis when chromosomes inherited from two parents exchange genetic materials to generate chromosomes in the gamete cells. The recombination events tend to ...

    Authors: Jing Guo, Hao Chen, Peng Yang, Yew Ti Lee, Min Wu, Teresa M. Przytycka, Chee Keong Kwoh and Jie Zheng

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11(Suppl 2):27

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 2

  20. Content type: Software

    Increasing affordability of next-generation sequencing (NGS) has created an opportunity for realizing genomically-informed personalized cancer therapy as a path to precision oncology. However, the complex natu...

    Authors: Yeongjun Jang, Taekjin Choi, Jongho Kim, Jisub Park, Jihae Seo, Sangok Kim, Yeajee Kwon, Seungjae Lee and Sanghyuk Lee

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11(Suppl 2):34

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 2

  21. Content type: Database

    With the advancement of next generation sequencing technology, researchers are now able to identify important variants and structural changes in DNA and RNA in cancer patient samples. With this information, we...

    Authors: Jennifer D. Hintzsche, Minjae Yoo, Jihye Kim, Carol M. Amato, William A. Robinson and Aik Choon Tan

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11(Suppl 2):26

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 2

  22. Content type: Research

    The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project is a public resource that provides transcriptomic, DNA sequence, methylation, and clinical data for 33 cancer types. Transforming the large size and high complexity of TC...

    Authors: Seonggyun Han, Dongwook Kim, Youngjun Kim, Kanghoon Choi, Jason E. Miller, Dokyoon Kim and Younghee Lee

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11(Suppl 2):25

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 2

  23. Content type: Research article

    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a long-term degenerative disease that is caused by environmental and genetic factors. The networks of genes and their regulators that control the progression and development of PD r...

    Authors: Lining Su, Chunjie Wang, Chenqing Zheng, Huiping Wei and Xiaoqing Song

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2018 11:40

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