An R-based tool for miRNA data analysis and correlation with clinical ontologies

  title={An R-based tool for miRNA data analysis and correlation with clinical ontologies},
  author={Francesca Cristiano and Pierangelo Veltri},
  journal={Proceedings of the 5th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics},
  • F. Cristiano, P. Veltri
  • Published 20 September 2014
  • Biology
  • Proceedings of the 5th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics
miRNAs are small fragments of RNA composed by 22 nucleotides. Many researchers are involved in studying these molecules that are considered as potential biomarkers and therapeutic targets for many diseases. The interests of computer scientists is related to the fact that miRNA experiments generate large volume of data due to the potential relation of single miRNA in many biological processes. Predicting the right behavior of miRNAs may help in early disease detection or in blocking biological… 

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