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NOTCH3 and CADASIL syndrome: a genetic and structural overview
EMBnet J (2019) 24: e921. doi: 10.14806/ej.24.0.921
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A genomic data mining pipeline for 15 species of the genus Olea
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Genomic big data hitting the storage bottleneck
EMBnet J (2018) 24: e910. doi: 10.14806/ej.24.0.910
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Speeding up the drug discovery process: structural similarity searches using molecular surfaces
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Cutadapt removes adapter sequences from high-throughput sequencing reads
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Forthcoming Issue (Accepted Articles):

Merouane Elazami Elhassani, Loic Maisonnasse, Antoine Olgiati, Rey Jerome, Patrice Duroux, Veronique Giudicelli, Sofia Kossida
Deep Learning concepts for genomics: an overview

Eleni Papakonstantinou, Katerina Pierouli, George N Goulielmos, Elias Eliopoulos
A rational structure-based drug design strategy for the discovery of novel antiviral agents against the Yellow Fever Virus helicase 

Antigoni Avramouli, Eleftheria Polychronidou, Panayiotis Vlamos
Structural analysis on mutations related to Alzheimer’s disease

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Vol 27

Table of Contents


Eliana Ibrahimi, Ilze Elbere, Magali Berland, Domenica D'Elia


Eleni Papakonstantinou, Thanasis Mitsis, Konstantina Dragoumani, Flora Bacopoulou, Vasilis Megalooikonomou, George P Chrousos, Dimitrios Vlachakis

Research Papers

Eleni Papakonstantinou, Kalliopi Io Diakou, Thanasis Mitsis, Konstantina Dragoumani, Flora Bacopoulou, Vasilis Megalooikonomou, Sophia Kossida, George P Chrousos, Dimitrios Vlachakis