Special Issue "Bioinformatics Softwares and Databases for Non-coding RNA Research 2.0"
A special issue of Non-Coding RNA (ISSN 2311-553X).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 March 2021) | Viewed by 14585
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Recently, non-coding RNAs have attracted more and more attention from researchers, as they have been found to affect a wider range of biological processes than previously believed. Other than miRNAs that are already known to contribute to many biological processes, including disease and developments, more recently identified non-coding RNAs, e.g., lncRNAs and circRNAs, have begun to serve as the focus of various scientific studies, especially the interaction between these newly identified non-coding RNAs and others, e.g., mRNAs, proteins, and miRNAs, which has been discovered to play critical roles on various biological aspects. Since it is very difficult to confirm the interaction between them because of the large number of potential combinations, computational approaches are more desirable. However, and in spite of the urgency of this need, not a large enough number of bioinformatics tools as well as databases of these non-coding RNAs is available.
In this Special Issue, we encourage researchers to submit papers on the following topics, but not limited to them:
- Bioinformatics tools and databases of interaction between non-coding RNAs and others;
- Bioinformatics tools and databases for biomarker identification for diseases with non-coding RNAs;
- Bioinformatics tools and databases for non-coding RNAs as therapy and drug targets;
- Bioinformatics tools and databases for regulation of transcription by non-coding RNA;
- Bioinformatics tools and databases epigenetics affected by non-coding RNAs.
Prof. Dr. Y-h. Taguchi
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