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BMCBI
2005
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A computational approach for identifying pathogenicity islands in prokaryotic genomes
Background: Pathogenicity islands (PAIs), distinct genomic segments of pathogens encoding virulence factors, represent a subgroup of genomic islands (GIs) that have been acquired ...
Sung Ho Yoon, Cheol-Goo Hur, Ho-Young Kang, Yeoun ...
BMCBI
2005
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Identification of clustered microRNAs using an ab initio prediction method
Background: MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are endogenous 21 to 23-nucleotide RNA molecules that regulate protein-coding gene expression in plants and animals via the RNA interference pathway...
Alain Sewer, Nicodème Paul, Pablo Landgraf,...
BMCBI
2006
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Genome-wide DNA polymorphism analyses using VariScan
Background: DNA sequence polymorphisms analysis can provide valuable information on the evolutionary forces shaping nucleotide variation, and provides an insight into the function...
Stephan Hutter, Albert J. Vilella, Julio Rozas
BMCBI
2006
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REEF: searching REgionally Enriched Features in genomes
Background: In Eukaryotic genomes, different features including genes are not uniformly distributed. The integration of annotation information and genomic position of functional D...
Alessandro Coppe, Gian Antonio Danieli, Stefania B...