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Genes & Cancer: Microarray profile of human kidney from diabetes, renal cell carcinoma and renal cell carcinoma with diabetes

February 14, 2015

Adam Kosti2, Hung-I Harry Chen4, Sumathy Mohan3, Sitai Liang2, Yidong Chen4,5, and Samy L. Habib1,2 ABSTRACT A recent study from our laboratory showed that patients with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing kidney cancer. In the current study, w …


SA Express-News: Childhood cancer survivor active in Obama’s ‘precision medicine’ effort

February 9, 2015

S.A. scientist also a cancer survivor As a childhood cancer survivor, San Antonio pediatric oncologist Greg Aune understood the excitement felt by cancer patients and their families when President Barack Obama announced his “precision medicine” initiat …


International Journal of Molecular Sciences (MDPI): Potential Relationship between Inadequate Response to DNA Damage and Development of Myelodysplastic Syndrome

January 5, 2015

Ting Zhou 1,2,Peishuai Chen 1,3,Jian Gu 3,Alexander J. R. Bishop 1,2,4,5,Linda M. Scott 6,Paul Hasty 4,5,7 and Vivienne I. Rebel 1,2,4,5,* Abstract Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) are responsible for the continuous regeneration of all types of blood ce …


American Journal of Physiology – Heart & Circulatory Physiology: The tell-tale heart: molecular and cellular responses to childhood anthracycline exposure

November 15, 2014

Merry L. Lindsey, Richard A. Lange, Helen Parsons, Thomas Andrews, and Gregory J. Aune Abstract Since the modern era of cancer chemotherapy that began in the mid-1940s, survival rates for children afflicted with cancer have steadily improved from 10% t …


American Journal of Physiology: The tell-tale heart: molecular and cellular responses to childhood anthracycline exposure

November 14, 2014

Abstract Since the modern era of cancer chemotherapy that began in the mid-1940s, survival rates for children afflicted with cancer have steadily improved from 10% to current rates that approach 80% (60). Unfortunately, many long-term survivors of pedi …


BMC Bioinformatics: Selected articles from the IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2013): Bioinformatics

November 6, 2014

Zijing Mao, Chifeng Ma, Tim H-M Huang, Yidong Chen & Yufei Huang Abstract DNA methylation is a common epigenetic marker that regulates gene expression. A robust and cost-effective way for measuring whole-genome methylation is Methyl-CpG binding dom …


Nucleic Acids Research: MeT-DB: a database of transcriptome methylation in mammalian cells

November 6, 2014

Hui Liu, Mario A Flores, Jia Meng, Lin Zhang, Xinyu Zhao, Manjeet K. Rao, Yidong Chen, Yufei Huang Abstract Methyltranscriptome is an exciting new area that studies the mechanisms and functions of methylation in transcripts. The MethylTranscriptome Dat …


Plant Physiology: De novo genome assembly of the economically important weed horseweed using integrated data from multiple sequencing platforms

November 1, 2014

Yanhui Peng 1, Zhao Lai 1, Thomas Lane 1, Madhugiri Nageswara-Rao 1, Miki Okada 1, Marie Jasieniuk 1, Henriette O’Geen 1, Ryan W Kim 1, R Douglas Sammons 1, Loren H Rieseberg 1, C Neal Stewart Jr 2 Erratum in Plant Physiol. 2014 Dec;166(4):2218 Abstrac …


AACO: Introducing the ACCO’s Newest Board Members

October 1, 2014

Welcome to Dr. Greg Aune and Mr. Clint Janson, ACCO’s Newest Board Members! The ACCO is pleased to introduce Dr. Greg Aune and Mr. Clint Janson as the newest members of our Board of Directors, our volunteer leadership group dedicated to guiding and pro …


Methods: A protocol for RNA methylation differential analysis with MeRIP-Seq data and exomePeak R/Bioconductor package

October 1, 2014

Author links open overlay panelJiaMenga,  ZhiliangLua,  HuiLiub,  LinZhangb,  ShaowuZhangc, YidongChende, Manjeet K.Raoef,  YufeiHuanggd Abstract Despite the prevalent studies of DNA/Chromatin-related epigenetics, such as, histone modifications and DNA …