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Volume 8 Supplement 1

Selected articles from the Biological Ontologies and Knowledge bases workshop 2016


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. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Shenzhen, China16 December 2016

Workshop website

Edited by Jiajie Peng and Jin Chen.

  1. In recent years, numerous computational methods predicted protein function based on the protein-protein interaction (PPI) network. These methods supposed that two proteins share the same function if they inter...

    Authors: Zhixia Teng, Maozu Guo, Xiaoyan Liu, Zhen Tian and Kai Che
    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Semantics 2017 8(Suppl 1):27
  2. Functional similarity between molecules results in similar phenotypes, such as diseases. Therefore, it is an effective way to reveal the function of molecules based on their induced diseases. However, the lack...

    Authors: Yang Hu, Lingling Zhao, Zhiyan Liu, Hong Ju, Hongbo Shi, Peigang Xu, Yadong Wang and Liang Cheng
    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Semantics 2017 8(Suppl 1):28
  3. Discovering novel genes that are involved human diseases is a challenging task in biomedical research. In recent years, several computational approaches have been proposed to prioritize candidate disease genes...

    Authors: Zhen Tian, Maozu Guo, Chunyu Wang, LinLin Xing, Lei Wang and Yin Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Semantics 2017 8(Suppl 1):32
  4. Biological environment is uncertain and its dynamic is similar to the multiagent environment, thus the research results of the multiagent system area can provide valuable insights to the understanding of biolo...

    Authors: Chengwei Zhang, Xiaohong Li, Shuxin Li and Zhiyong Feng
    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Semantics 2017 8(Suppl 1):31
  5. More than 1/3 of human genes are regulated by microRNAs. The identification of microRNA (miRNA) is the precondition of discovering the regulatory mechanism of miRNA and developing the cure for genetic diseases...

    Authors: Tianyi Zhao, Ningyi Zhang, Ying Zhang, Jun Ren, Peigang Xu, Zhiyan Liu, Liang Cheng and Yang Hu
    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Semantics 2017 8(Suppl 1):30
  6. While a large number of well-known knowledge bases (KBs) in life science have been published as Linked Open Data, there are few KBs in Chinese. However, KBs in Chinese are necessary when we want to automatical...

    Authors: Tong Ruan, Mengjie Wang, Jian Sun, Ting Wang, Lu Zeng, Yichao Yin and Ju Gao
    Citation: Journal of Biomedical Semantics 2017 8(Suppl 1):33

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