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  1. Content type: Research

    In a computed protein multiple sequence alignment, the coreness of a column is the fraction of its substitutions that are in so-called core columns of the gold-standard reference alignment of its proteins. In ben...

    Authors: Dan DeBlasio and John Kececioglu

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2017 12:11

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    Frameshift translation is an important phenomenon that contributes to the appearance of novel coding DNA sequences (CDS) and functions in gene evolution, by allowing alternative amino acid translations of gene...

    Authors: Safa Jammali, Esaie Kuitche, Ayoub Rachati, François Bélanger, Michelle Scott and Aïda Ouangraoua

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2017 12:10

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    A basic task in bioinformatics is the counting of k-mers in genome sequences. Existing k-mer counting tools are most often optimized for small k < 32 and suffer from excessive memory resource consumption or degra...

    Authors: Marius Erbert, Steffen Rechner and Matthias Müller-Hannemann

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2017 12:9

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  4. Content type: Software article

    Systems research spanning fields from biology to finance involves the identification of models to represent the underpinnings of complex systems. Formal approaches for data-driven identification of network int...

    Authors: Raghuram Thiagarajan, Amir Alavi, Jagdeep T. Podichetty, Jason N. Bazil and Daniel A. Beard

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2017 12:8

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    Phylogenetic tree reconciliation is a widely-used method for inferring the evolutionary histories of genes and species. In the duplication-loss-coalescence (DLC) model, we seek a reconciliation that explains t...

    Authors: Daniel Bork, Ricson Cheng, Jincheng Wang, Jean Sung and Ran Libeskind-Hadas

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2017 12:6

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    The deviation of the observed frequency of a word w from its expected frequency in a given sequence x is used to determine whether or not the word is avoided. This concept is particularly useful in DNA linguisti...

    Authors: Yannis Almirantis, Panagiotis Charalampopoulos, Jia Gao, Costas S. Iliopoulos, Manal Mohamed, Solon P. Pissis and Dimitris Polychronopoulos

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2017 12:5

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    Rearrangements are large-scale mutations in genomes, responsible for complex changes and structural variations. Most rearrangements that modify the organization of a genome can be represented by the double cut...

    Authors: Diego P. Rubert, Pedro Feijão, Marília Dias Vieira Braga, Jens Stoye and Fábio Henrique Viduani Martinez

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2017 12:3

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    The main challenge in de novo genome assembly of DNA-seq data is certainly to deal with repeats that are longer than the reads. In de novo transcriptome assembly of RNA-seq reads, on the other hand, this prob...

    Authors: Leandro Lima, Blerina Sinaimeri, Gustavo Sacomoto, Helene Lopez-Maestre, Camille Marchet, Vincent Miele, Marie-France Sagot and Vincent Lacroix

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2017 12:2

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  9. Content type: Software article

    Protein structure comparison play important role in in silico functional prediction of a new protein. It is also used for understanding the evolutionary relationships among proteins. A variety of methods have ...

    Authors: S. Srivastava, S. B. Lal, D. C. Mishra, U. B. Angadi, K. K. Chaturvedi, S. N. Rai and A. Rai

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2016 11:27

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    Evolution of cancer cells is characterized by large scale and rapid changes in the chromosomal  landscape. The fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) technique provides a way to measure the copy numbers of ...

    Authors: Jun Zhou, Yu Lin, Vaibhav Rajan, William Hoskins, Bing Feng and Jijun Tang

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2016 11:26

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    What an organism needs at least from its environment to produce a set of metabolites, e.g. target(s) of interest and/or biomass, has been called a minimal precursor set. Early approaches to enumerate all minimal ...

    Authors: Ricardo Andrade, Martin Wannagat, Cecilia C. Klein, Vicente Acuña, Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, Paulo V. Milreu, Leen Stougie and Marie-France Sagot

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2016 11:25

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  12. Content type: Research

    Pyrosequencing Allele Quantification (AQ) is a cost-effective DNA sequencing method that can be used for detecting somatic mutations in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) samples. The method displays a lo...

    Authors: Jerome Ambroise, Jamal Badir, Louise Nienhaus, Annie Robert, Anne-France Dekairelle and Jean-Luc Gala

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2016 11:24

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    Recently, Marcus et al. (Bioinformatics 30:3476–83, 2014) proposed to use a compressed de Bruijn graph to describe the relationship between the genomes of many individuals/strains of the same or closely related s...

    Authors: Timo Beller and Enno Ohlebusch

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2016 11:20

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2016 11:28

  14. Content type: Research

    Metagenomics enables the analysis of bacterial population composition and the study of emergent population features, such as shared metabolic pathways. Recently, we have shown that metagenomics datasets can be...

    Authors: Elizabeth T. Hobbs, Talmo Pereira, Patrick K. O’Neill and Ivan Erill

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2016 11:19

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    Superpositioning is an important problem in structural biology. Determining an optimal superposition requires a one-to-one correspondence between the atoms of two proteins structures. However, in practice, som...

    Authors: Jianbo Lu, Guoliang Xu, Shihua Zhang and Benzhuo Lu

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2016 11:18

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    Identification of splice sites is essential for annotation of genes. Though existing approaches have achieved an acceptable level of accuracy, still there is a need for further improvement. Besides, most of th...

    Authors: Prabina Kumar Meher, Tanmaya Kumar Sahu, A. R. Rao and S. D. Wahi

    Citation: Algorithms for Molecular Biology 2016 11:16

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