Peer-reviewed Articles - Biology

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Shotgun metagenomics of microbial communities reveal information about strains of relevance for applications in medicine, biotechnology and ecology. Recovering their genomes is a crucial but very challenging step due to the complexity of the underlying biological...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.117
6 citations
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Metastatic cutaneous melanoma is an aggressive skin cancer with some progression-slowing treatments but no known cure. The omics data explosion has created many possible drug candidates; however, filtering criteria remain challenging, and systems biology approaches...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Science","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.106
2 citations
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Annotation of bioassay protocols using semantic web vocabulary is a way to make experiment descriptions machine-readable. Protocols are communicated using concise scientific English, which precludes most kinds of analysis by software algorithms. Given the availability...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Human-Computer Interaction","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.61
1 citation
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CRISPR/Cas9 is emerging as one of the most-used methods of genome modification in organisms ranging from bacteria to human cells. However, the efficiency of editing varies tremendously site-to-site. A recent report identified a novel motif, called the 3′GG motif,...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Science","Databases"]
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.33

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