A. S. Tsaftaris

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MOTIVATION PubMed is the most widely used database of biomedical literature. To the detriment of the user though, the ranking of the documents retrieved for a query is not content-based, and important semantic information in the form of assigned Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms is not readily presented or productively utilized. The motivation behind(More)
UNLABELLED We present MASiVE, an expertly built tool for the large-scale, yet sensitive and highly accurate, discovery, preliminary analysis and insertion age estimation of intact Sirevirus LTR-retrotransposons in plant genomic sequences. Validation was based on the recently available and annotated large maize chromosome one. Results show a considerable(More)
Histone H3 lysine 4 methylations catalyzed by histone lysine methyltransferases (HKMTs), like the Arabidopsis thaliana ATX1 and ATX2, are important epigenetic modifications related to chromatin decondensation and gene activation. In order to study this epigenetic mechanism in monocot cereal plants, we performed homology searches of ATX1 and ATX2 against the(More)
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