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BMCBI
2011
10 years 8 months ago
Identifying hypermethylated CpG islands using a quantile regression model
Background: DNA methylation has been shown to play an important role in the silencing of tumor suppressor genes in various tumor types. In order to have a system-wide understandin...
Shuying Sun, Zhengyi Chen, Pearlly Yan, Yi-Wen Hua...
BMCBI
2010
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10 years 11 months ago
Comparison of Beta-value and M-value methods for quantifying methylation levels by microarray analysis
Background: High-throughput profiling of DNA methylation status of CpG islands is crucial to understand the epigenetic regulation of genes. The microarray-based Infinium methylati...
Pan Du, Xiao Zhang, Chiang-Ching Huang, Nadereh Ja...
BMCBI
2006
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11 years 1 months ago
methBLAST and methPrimerDB: web-tools for PCR based methylation analysis
Background: DNA methylation plays an important role in development and tumorigenesis by epigenetic modification and silencing of critical genes. The development of PCR-based methy...
Filip Pattyn, Jasmien Hoebeeck, Piet Robbrecht, Ev...
BIOINFORMATICS
2006
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11 years 1 months ago
Predicting methylation status of CpG islands in the human brain
Motivation: Over 50% of human genes contain CpG islands in their 5'-regions. Methylation patterns of CpG islands are involved in tissue-specific gene expression and regulatio...
Fang Fang, Shicai Fan, Xuegong Zhang, Michael Q. Z...
BMCBI
2008
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11 years 1 months ago
Kismeth: Analyzer of plant methylation states through bisulfite sequencing
Background: There is great interest in probing the temporal and spatial patterns of cytosine methylation states in genomes of a variety of organisms. It is hoped that this will sh...
Eyal Gruntman, Yijun Qi, R. Keith Slotkin, Ted Roe...
BMCBI
2008
110views more  BMCBI 2008»
11 years 1 months ago
Methylation Linear Discriminant Analysis (MLDA) for identifying differentially methylated CpG islands
Background: Hypermethylation of promoter CpG islands is strongly correlated to transcriptional gene silencing and epigenetic maintenance of the silenced state. As well as its role...
Wei Dai, Jens M. Teodoridis, Janet Graham, Constan...
BMCBI
2008
164views more  BMCBI 2008»
11 years 1 months ago
MeInfoText: associated gene methylation and cancer information from text mining
Background: DNA methylation is an important epigenetic modification of the genome. Abnormal DNA methylation may result in silencing of tumor suppressor genes and is common in a va...
Yu-Ching Fang, Hsuan-Cheng Huang, Hsueh-Fen Juan
BMCBI
2010
99views more  BMCBI 2010»
11 years 1 months ago
A statistical method for excluding non-variable CpG sites in high-throughput DNA methylation profiling
Background: High-throughput DNA methylation arrays are likely to accelerate the pace of methylation biomarker discovery for a wide variety of diseases. A potential problem with a ...
Hailong Meng, Andrew R. Joyce, Daniel E. Adkins, P...
BMCBI
2010
131views more  BMCBI 2010»
11 years 1 months ago
Prediction of epigenetically regulated genes in breast cancer cell lines
Background: Methylation of CpG islands within the DNA promoter regions is one mechanism that leads to aberrant gene expression in cancer. In particular, the abnormal methylation o...
Leandro A. Loss, Anguraj Sadanandam, Steffen Durin...
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