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BMC Medical Genomics

Volume 6 Supplement 1

Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BIOCOMP'11)

Research

Edited by Ke K Zhang, Hamid R Arabnia and Mehdi Pirooznia

Publication of this supplement has been supported by the International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine.

The 2011 International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BIOCOMP'11). Go to conference site.

Las Vegas, NV, USA18-21 July 2011

  1. Content type: Introduction

    This is an introduction to the supplement to BMC Medical Genomics that includes16 papers selected from the 2011 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Computing as well as other sources...

    Authors: Ke K Zhang, Hamid R Arabnia, Yunliang Wang and Youping Deng

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S1

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    Cadmium (Cd2+) is a known nephrotoxin causing tubular necrosis during acute exposure and potentially contributing to renal failure in chronic long-term exposure. To investigate changes in global gene expression e...

    Authors: Scott H Garrett, Kaitlin Clarke, Donald A Sens, Youping Deng, Seema Somji and Ke K Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S2

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    One of the challenges in classification of cancer tissue samples based on gene expression data is to establish an effective method that can select a parsimonious set of informative genes. The Top Scoring Pair ...

    Authors: Haiyan Wang, Hongyan Zhang, Zhijun Dai, Ming-shun Chen and Zheming Yuan

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S3

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    Breast cancer is worldwide the second most common type of cancer after lung cancer. Traditional mammography and Tissue Microarray has been studied for early cancer detection and cancer prediction. However, the...

    Authors: Fan Zhang, Howard L Kaufman, Youping Deng and Renee Drabier

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S4

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    Bidirectional promoters are shared promoter sequences between divergent gene pair (genes proximal to each other on opposite strands), and can regulate the genes in both directions. In the human genome, > 10% o...

    Authors: Guohua Wang, Ke Qi, Yuming Zhao, Yu Li, Liran Juan, Mingxiang Teng, Lang Li, Yunlong Liu and Yadong Wang

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S5

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    Early detection of breast cancer in blood is both appealing clinically and challenging technically due to the disease's illusive nature and heterogeneity. Today, even though major breast cancer subtypes have b...

    Authors: Fan Zhang and Jake Y Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S6

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    Over 10,000 long intergenic non-coding RNAs (lincRNAs) have been identified in the human genome. Some have been well characterized and known to participate in various stages of gene regulation. In the post-tra...

    Authors: Liran Juan, Guohua Wang, Milan Radovich, Bryan P Schneider, Susan E Clare, Yadong Wang and Yunlong Liu

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S7

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    Computational genomics of Alzheimer disease (AD), the most common form of senile dementia, is a nascent field in AD research. The field includes AD gene clustering by computing gene order which generates highe...

    Authors: Benqiong Hu, Gang Jiang, Chaoyang Pang, Shipeng Wang, Qingzhong Liu, Zhongxue Chen, Charles R Vanderburg, Jack T Rogers, Youping Deng and Xudong Huang

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S8

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    It is well known that DNA methylation, as an epigenetic factor, has an important effect on gene expression and disease development. Detecting differentially methylated loci under different conditions, such as ...

    Authors: Zhongxue Chen, Hanwen Huang, Jianzhong Liu, Hon Keung Tony Ng, Saralees Nadarajah, Xudong Huang and Youping Deng

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S9

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    Insulin resistance is a key element in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Plasma free fatty acids were assumed to mediate the insulin resistance, while the relationship between lipid and glucose dis...

    Authors: Chen Zhao, Jinghe Mao, Junmei Ai, Ming Shenwu, Tieliu Shi, Daqing Zhang, Xiaonan Wang, Yunliang Wang and Youping Deng

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S12

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    DNA methylation is an inheritable chemical modification of cytosine, and represents one of the most important epigenetic events. Computational prediction of the DNA methylation status can be employed to speed ...

    Authors: Hao Zheng, Hongwei Wu, Jinping Li and Shi-Wen Jiang

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S13

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    MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short non-coding RNA molecules that regulate mRNA transcript levels and translation. Deregulation of microRNAs is indicated in a number of diseases and microRNAs are seen as a promising ...

    Authors: Rehman Qureshi and Ahmet Sacan

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S14

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    In HBV-infected patients, different genotypes of the hepatitis B virus influence liver disease progression and response to antiviral therapy. Moreover, long-term antiviral therapy will eventually select for dr...

    Authors: Fanjun Wang, Lili Lu, Changshun Yu, Zhanwu Lv, Xuelian Luo, Chao Wan, Zhaohui Hu, Qinyi Zhu, Youping Deng and Chuyu Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S15

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    Next generation sequencing (NGS) technologies have greatly facilitated the rapid and economical detection of pathogenic mutations in human disorders. However, mutation descriptions are hard to be compared and ...

    Authors: Meiwen Jia, Yanli Liu, Zhongchao Shen, Chen Zhao, Meixia Zhang, Zhenghui Yi, Chengping Wen, Youping Deng and Tieliu Shi

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S16

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    Schizophrenia (SCZ) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) are both complex diseases. Accumulated studies indicate that schizophrenia patients are prone to present the type 2 diabetes symptoms, but the potential m...

    Authors: Yanli Liu, Zezhi Li, Meixia Zhang, Youping Deng, Zhenghui Yi and Tieliu Shi

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6(Suppl 1):S17

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