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miRCancer : a microRNA-Cancer Association Database and Toolkit Based on Text Mining
(East Carolina University, 2010)
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of single-stranded small non-coding RNAs. Study of miRNAs has been a fast growing field since the first miRNA was discovered in 1993. Many findings indicate that miRNA plays an important role ...
AlienG2 - An Automated Analysis Tool for Genome-scale Prediction of Horizontal Gene Transfer
(East Carolina University, 2013)
This thesis will present a method for predicting Horizontal Gene Transfer (HGT) events through the creation of a web-based application called AlienG2. HGT is the process of genetic exchange between distantly related ...