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BMC Medical Genomics

Volume 8 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the 2nd International Genomic Medicine Conference (IGMC 2013): Medical Genomics

Research and Reviews

Edited by Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Ali Mobasheri and Jerry Shay

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 for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

2nd International Genomic Medicine Conference (IGMC 2013). Go to conference site.

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia24-27 November 2013

Related articles have been published in supplements to BMC Cancer, BMC Genomics and BMC Proceedings.

  1. Content type: Review

    The biomedical research sector in Saudi Arabia has recently received special attention from the government, which is currently supporting research aimed at improving the understanding and treatment of common d...

    Authors: Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Mourad Assidi, Hans-Juergen Schulten, Ashraf Dallol, Peter Natesan Pushparaj, Farid Ahmed, Stephen W Scherer and Mohammed Al-Qahtani

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2015 8(Suppl 1):S3

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  2. Content type: Review

    Autosomal recessive primary microcephaly (MCPH) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterised by microcephaly present at birth and non-progressive mental retardation. Microcephaly is the outcome of a ...

    Authors: Muhammad Faheem, Muhammad Imran Naseer, Mahmood Rasool, Adeel G Chaudhary, Taha A Kumosani, Asad Muhammad Ilyas, Peter Natesan Pushparaj, Farid Ahmed, Hussain A Algahtani, Mohammad H Al-Qahtani and Hasan Saleh Jamal

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2015 8(Suppl 1):S4

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  3. Content type: Review

    Epigenetic alterations are considered to be very influential in both the normal and disease states of an organism. These alterations include methylation, acetylation, phosphorylation, and ubiquitylation of DNA...

    Authors: Mahmood Rasool, Arif Malik, Muhammad Imran Naseer, Abdul Manan, Shakeel Ahmed Ansari, Irshad Begum, Mahmood Husain Qazi, Peter Natesan Pushparaj, Adel M Abuzenadah, Mohammed Hussein Al-Qahtani, Mohammad Amjad Kamal and Siew Hua Gan

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2015 8(Suppl 1):S5

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  4. Content type: Research

    Many pharmaceutical drugs are known to be ineffective or have negative side effects in a substantial proportion of patients. Genomic advances are revealing that some non-synonymous single nucleotide variants (...

    Authors: Nevin Z Gerek, Li Liu, Kristyn Gerold, Pegah Biparva, Eric D Thomas and Sudhir Kumar

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2015 8(Suppl 1):S6

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  5. Content type: Research

    A substantial proportion of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) risk resides in de novo germline and rare inherited genetic variation. In particular, rare copy number variation (CNV) contributes to ASD risk in up to 1...

    Authors: Worrawat Engchuan, Kiret Dhindsa, Anath C Lionel, Stephen W Scherer, Jonathan H Chan and Daniele Merico

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2015 8(Suppl 1):S7

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  6. Content type: Research

    Negative regulators of signal transduction cascades play critical roles in controlling different aspects of normal embryonic development. Sprouty2 (Spry2) negatively regulates receptor tyrosine kinases (RTK) and ...

    Authors: Muhammad Abu-Elmagd, Katarzyna Goljanek Whysall, Grant Wheeler and Andrea M√ľnsterberg

    Citation: BMC Medical Genomics 2015 8(Suppl 1):S8

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