Douglass F Jacobs, Keith E Woeste, Lilian M. Ayala-Jacobo
Koa (Acacia koa A. Gray) is a charismatic tree species endemic to Hawaii that plays an important role, socioeconomically, culturally and ecologically in the Hawaiian Islands. Koa forests in Hawaii have been heavily depleted and degraded due to harvesting a...
cold acclimation cold tolerance Electrolyte leakage elevational gradient forest restoration Forestry and Natural Resources freeze hardiness frost damage
This is a master file of merged excel files with data from several studies on the influence of phosphorus and potassium nutrition on alfalfa. It includes numeric data such as yield, plant mass, plant counts, and tissue concentration of various nutrients. C...
Agronomy Crop Science Forage legumes Nutritive value Soil Fertility Soil Science Winter hardiness Yield components
Flickr is a popular online-community for sharing photos, with millions of users. This graph is representative of its social network, in which the node set V represents users, and the edge set E is such that (u, v) is in E if and only if a user u has added...
Network measurement is an important tool in network research and operations, and is increasingly utilized in end-user applications. However, active measurements compete with other applications for limited network resources. These measurements are typically...
Catherine Rayon, Daisuke Kihara, Ishita K. Khan, Meghana Chitale
The performances of PFP, ESG, and PSI-BLAST in predicting the functional diversity of moonlighting proteins were analyzed. PFP shows overall better performance in predicting diverse moonlighting functions as compared with PSI-BLAST and ESG. Recall by PSI-B...
Biochemistry Bioinformatics Molecular Biosciences proteomics
Daisuke Kihara, Meghana Chitale, Troy Hawkins
BACKGROUND: A new paradigm of biological investigation takes advantage of technologies that produce large high throughput datasets, including genome sequences, interactions of proteins, and gene expression. The ability of biologists to analyze and interpre...
Biochemistry Bioinformatics Computational Biology / Methods Genetic Molecular Biosciences Proteins / Metabolism
Optimizing weighting factors for a linear combination of terms in a scoring function is a crucial step for success in developing a threading algorithm. Usually weighting factors are optimized to yield the highest success rate on a training dataset, and the...
Algorithms Biochemistry Bioinformatics databases Molecular Biosciences Protein Proteins / chemistry
Daisuke Kihara, H. Huang, Y.H. Tan
Aligning distantly related protein sequences is a long-standing problem in bioinformatics, and a key for successful protein structure prediction. Its importance is increasing recently in the context of structural genomics projects because more and more exp...
Amino Acids/chemistry Biochemistry Bioinformatics Molecular Biosciences Protein Folding
In recent years, various families of small non-coding RNAs (sRNAs) have been discovered by experimental and computational approaches, both in bacterial and eukaryotic genomes. Although most of them await elucidation of their function, it has been reported...
Bacterial Bacterial/Genetics Biochemistry Bioinformatics Deinococcus/Genetics Escherichiacoli/Metabolism Molecular Biosciences Multigene Family RNA
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