Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Gateway

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  • 3D chromatin domains

    An analysis integrating chromatin information and Hi-C data reveals features associated with topologically associating domains and nuclear compartments

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:110
  • Partial protein domains

    Partial protein domains are characterized, and are found to be largely alignment or annotation artifacts

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:99
  • HaploShare

    HaploShare is a method for identification of extended haplotypes shared by cases and for comparison against controls

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:92
  • LICHeE

    A method for fast and scalable inference of multi-sample cancer lineages

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:91
  • Cis-regulatory lymphoma mutations

    An analysis of cis-regulatory landscape in B-cell lymphoma identifies mutations most likely to take part in dysregulation of gene expression program

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:84
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    What factors drive TB decline in China?

    The burden of tuberculosis (TB) in China can be reduced by limiting disease reactivation, particularly through large scale measures in the elderly, indicating additional preventive therapy would allow China to further reduce TB incidence and mortality. 

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:88
  • Metagenomics and microbiota

    Metagenomics yields insights into gene content variation of human gut microbiota that can be missed by studies of phylogenetic marker genes

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:82
  • Health issues faced by Cavalier King Charles Spaniels in England

    1,875 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels were randomly selected from the VetCompass database for clinical review. Cardiac diseases and Mitral Valve disease are key areas of concern for the breed.

    Canine Genetics and Epidemiology 2015, 2:4
  • Sperm chromosome organization

    Comparing chromosome organization in mouse sperm and fibroblasts suggests that packaging chromosomes in sperm does not result in large changes

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:77
  • Long non-coding RNA predicts breast cancer prognosis

    Long non-coding RNA profiles were found to predict risk of metastases in lymph node-negative breast cancer patients, and hence may be a source of prognostic information used to combat overtreatment.

    Breast Cancer Research 2015, 17:55