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BMCBI
2010
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A systematic study of genome context methods: calibration, normalization and combination
Background: Genome context methods have been introduced in the last decade as automatic methods to predict functional relatedness between genes in a target genome using the patter...
Luciana Ferrer, Joseph M. Dale, Peter D. Karp
BMCBI
2010
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Nonparametric identification of regulatory interactions from spatial and temporal gene expression data
Background: The correlation between the expression levels of transcription factors and their target genes can be used to infer interactions within animal regulatory networks, but ...
Anil Aswani, Soile V. E. Keränen, James Brown...
BMCBI
2010
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Molecular dynamics simulation studies and in vitro site directed mutagenesis of avian beta-defensin Apl_AvBD2
Background: Defensins comprise a group of antimicrobial peptides, widely recognized as important elements of the innate immune system in both animals and plants. Cationicity, rath...
Soja Saghar Soman, Krishnankutty Chandrika Sivakum...
BMCBI
2010
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eHive: An Artificial Intelligence workflow system for genomic analysis
Background: The Ensembl project produces updates to its comparative genomics resources with each of its several releases per year. During each release cycle approximately two week...
Jessica Severin, Kathryn Beal, Albert J. Vilella, ...
BMCBI
2010
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ProbFAST: Probabilistic Functional Analysis System Tool
Background: The post-genomic era has brought new challenges regarding the understanding of the organization and function of the human genome. Many of these challenges are centered...
Israel T. da Silva, Ricardo Z. N. Vêncio, Th...
BMCBI
2010
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Directionality in protein fold prediction
Background: Ever since the ground-breaking work of Anfinsen et al. in which a denatured protein was found to refold to its native state, it has been frequently stated by the prote...
Jonathan J. Ellis, Fabien P. E. Huard, Charlotte M...
BMCBI
2010
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Interaction prediction and classification of PDZ domains
Background: PDZ domain is a well-conserved, structural protein domain found in hundreds of signaling proteins that are otherwise unrelated. PDZ domains can bind to the C-terminal ...
Sibel Kalyoncu, Ozlem Keskin, Attila Gürsoy
BMCBI
2010
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A fast and robust hepatocyte quantification algorithm including vein processing
Background: Quantification of different types of cells is often needed for analysis of histological images. In our project, we compute the relative number of proliferating hepatoc...
Tetyana Ivanovska, Andrea Schenk, André Hom...
BMCBI
2010
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Predicting conserved protein motifs with Sub-HMMs
Background: Profile HMMs (hidden Markov models) provide effective methods for modeling the conserved regions of protein families. A limitation of the resulting domain models is th...
Kevin Horan, Christian R. Shelton, Thomas Girke
BMCBI
2010
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G-stack modulated probe intensities on expression arrays - sequence corrections and signal calibration
Background: The brightness of the probe spots on expression microarrays intends to measure the abundance of specific mRNA targets. Probes with runs of at least three guanines (G) ...
Mario Fasold, Peter F. Stadler, Hans Binder
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