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  • John S Garavelli, University of Delaware
  • Adam Godzik, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and UCSD
  • Adam Olshen, University of California, San Francisco
  • Hanchuan Peng, Allen Institute for Brain Science
  • Graziano Pesole, University of Bari
  • Olivier Poch, ICube Laboratory, Strasbourg
  • Mihai Pop, University of Maryland
  • Hagit Shatkay, University of Delaware

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    SVM-based model to predict sequential cystine stabilized toxins

    PredSTP predicts cystine stabilized toxins with a compact tri-disulfide domain, and shortens the discovery time for new antimicrobial peptides and other bioactive drug candidates.

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015, 16:210
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    Computational purification of mixed tumour profiles

    The ISOpureR open source package estimates the fraction of cancer cells and identifies individual profiles of mRNA abundance in heterogeneous tumour samples, without the need for a paired tumour-normal sample.

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015, 16:156
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    Automated Allen Atlas Annotation

    A deep convolutional neural network approach for the automated analysis of in situ hybridization images allows for an efficient  annotation of organ-wide gene expression patterns in the mouse brain.

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015, 16:147
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    MEDLINE citation categorization with MeSH

    The evaluation of machine learning algorithms on text categorization identifies a combination of features that improve performance in medical subject headings (MeSH) indexing.

    BMC Bioinformatics 2015, 16:113



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