Evolutionary Bioinformatics

An international, peer reviewed, open access journal focusing on evolutionary bioinformatics.  The journal aims to support understanding of organismal form and function through use of molecular, genetic, genomic and proteomic data by giving due consideration to its evolutionary context.

Impact Factor: 1.404 (2015)

Editor in Chief: Dr. Dennis Wall

ISSN: 1176-9343

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A Novel Method for Alignment-free DNA Sequence Similarity Analysis Based on the Characterization of Complex Networks
Jie Zhou, Pianyu Zhong and Tinghui Zhang
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 229-235
Original Research | Published on 06 Oct 2016

Approaching Long Genomic Regions and Large Recombination Rates with msParSm as an Alternative to MaCS
Carlos Montemuiño, Antonio Espinosa, Juan C. Moure, Gonzalo Vera, Porfidio Hernández and Sebastián Ramos-Onsins
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 223-228
Software or database review | Published on 02 Oct 2016

Genomics Study of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains from Different Ethnic Populations in Taiwan
Horng-Yunn Dou, Yih-Yuan Chen, Ying-Tsong Chen, Jia-Ru Chang, Chien-Hsing Lin, Keh-Ming Wu, Ming-Shian Lin, Ih-Jen Su and Shih-Feng Tsai
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 213-221
Original Research | Published on 27 Sep 2016

Virus Discovery Using Tick Cell Lines
Lesley Bell-Sakyi and Houssam Attoui
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:Suppl. 2 31-34
Short Commentary | Published on 15 Sep 2016

Archival Collections are Important in the Study of the Biology, Diversity, and Evolution of Arboviruses
Alyssa T. Pyke and David Warrilow
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:Suppl. 2 27-30
Commentary | Published on 14 Sep 2016

Revisiting Myosin Families Through Large-scale Sequence Searches Leads to the Discovery of New Myosins
Shaik Naseer Pasha, Iyer Meenakshi and Ramanathan Sowdhamini
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 201-211
Original Research | Published on 29 Aug 2016

MultiSyn: A Webtool for Multiple Synteny Detection and Visualization of User’s Sequence of Interest Compared to Public Plant Species
Jeong-Ho Baek, Junah Kim, Chang-Kug Kim, Seong-Han Sohn, Dongsu Choi, Milind B. Ratnaparkhe, Do-Wan Kim and Tae-Ho Lee
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 193-199
Original Research | Published on 28 Aug 2016

Molecular Evolution of the Yersinia Major Outer Membrane Protein C (OmpC)
Anna M. Stenkova, Evgeniya P. Bystritskaya, Konstantin V. Guzev, Alexander V. Rakin and Marina P. Isaeva
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 185-191
Original Research | Published on 21 Aug 2016

Comparative Transcriptome Analysis Reveals Substantial Tissue Specificity in Human Aortic Valve
Jun Wang, Ying Wang, Weidong Gu, Buqing Ni, Haoliang Sun, Tong Yu, Wanjun Gu, Liang Chen and Yongfeng Shao
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 175-184
Original Research | Published on 31 Jul 2016

Notes on the Statistical Power of the Binary State Speciation and Extinction (BiSSE) Model
Alexander Gamisch
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 165-174
Original Research | Published on 26 Jul 2016

Investigating Evolutionary Dynamics of RHA1 Operons
Yong Chen, Dandan Geng, Kristina Ehrhardt and Shaoqiang Zhang
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 157-163
Original Research | Published on 28 Jun 2016

Freshwater Metaviromics and Bacteriophages: A Current Assessment of the State of the Art in Relation to Bioinformatic Challenges
Katherine Bruder, Kema Malki, Alexandria Cooper, Emily Sible, Jason W. Shapiro, Siobhan C. Watkins and Catherine Putonti
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:Suppl. 1 25-33
Review | Published on 20 Jun 2016

Twenty-Five New Viruses Associated with the Drosophilidae (Diptera)
Claire L. Webster, Ben Longdon, Samuel H. Lewis, and Darren J. Obbard
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:Suppl. 2 13-25
Original Research | Published on 20 Jun 2016

Partitional Classification: A Complement to Phylogeny
Marc Salomon and Bruno Dassy
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 149-156
Original Research | Published on 16 Jun 2016

Bioinformatic Characterization of Mosquito Viromes within the Eastern United States and Puerto Rico: Discovery of Novel Viruses
Kenneth G. Frey, Tara Biser, Theron Hamilton, Carlos J. Santos, Guillermo Pimentel, Vishwesh P. Mokashi and Kimberly A. Bishop-Lilly
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:Suppl. 2 1-12
Original Research | Published on 16 Jun 2016

The Simple Chordate Ciona intestinalis Has a Reduced Complement of Genes Associated with Fanconi Anemia
Edward C. Stanley, Paul A. Azzinaro, David A. Vierra, Niall G. Howlett and Steven Q. Irvine
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 133-148
Original Research | Published on 06 Jun 2016

Bipartite Graphs for Visualization Analysis of Microbiome Data
Karel Sedlar, Petra Videnska, Helena Skutkova, Ivan Rychlik and Ivo Provaznik
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:Suppl. 1 17-23
Technical Advance | Published on 31 May 2016

Correction to: “Forward-in-Time, Spatially Explicit Modeling Software to Simulate Genetic Lineages Under Selection”
Mathias Currat, Pascale Gerbault, Da Di, José M. Nunes and Alicia Sanchez-Mazas
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:Suppl. 2 69-69
Correction | Published on 29 May 2016

Coevolution of RAC Small GTPases and their Regulators GEF Proteins
Alejandro Jiménez-Sánchez
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 121-131
Original Research | Published on 17 May 2016

Metagenomics, Metatranscriptomics, and Metabolomics Approaches for Microbiome Analysis
Vanessa Aguiar-Pulido, Wenrui Huang, Victoria Suarez-Ulloa, Trevor Cickovski, Kalai Mathee and Giri Narasimhan
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:Suppl. 1 5-16
Review | Published on 12 May 2016

Phylogenetic and Structural Analysis of Polyketide Synthases in Aspergilli
Preetida J. Bhetariya, Madhvi Prajapati, Asani Bhaduri, Rahul Shubhra Mandal, Anupam Varma, Taruna Madan, Yogendra Singh and P. Usha Sarma
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 109-119
Original Research | Published on 10 May 2016

Diversity and Evolution of Disease Resistance Genes in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)
Ethan J. Andersen, Shaukat Ali, R. Neil Reese, Yang Yen, Surendra Neupane and Madhav P. Nepal
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 99-108
Original Research | Published on 04 May 2016

Estimating Divergence Times and Substitution Rates in Rhizobia
Rim Chriki-Adeeb and Ali Chriki
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 87-97
Original Research | Published on 03 May 2016

Human Dispersal Out of Africa: A Lasting Debate
Saioa López, Lucy van Dorp and Garrett Hellenthal
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:Suppl. 2 57-68
Review | Published on 21 Apr 2016

Introductory Editorial: Evolutionary Genomics
Yuval Itan, Gur Pines and Pascale Gerbault
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:Suppl. 2 53-55
Editorial | Published on 20 Apr 2016

Surprisingly Low Limits of Selection in Plant Domestication
Robin G. Allaby, James L. Kitchen and Dorian Q. Fuller
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:Suppl. 2 41-51
Original Research | Published on 05 Apr 2016

Genome Sequencing and Evolutionary Analysis of Marine Gut Fungus Aspergillus sp. Z5 from Ligia oceanica
Xue Li, Jin-Zhong Xu, Wen-Jie Wang, Yi-Wang Chen, Dao-Qiong Zheng, Ya-Nan Di, Ping Li, Pin-Mei Wang and Yu-Dong Li
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:Suppl. 1 1-4
Short Report | Published on 03 Apr 2016

Forward-in-Time, Spatially Explicit Modeling Software to Simulate Genetic Lineages Under Selection
Mathias Currat, Pascale Gerbault, Da Di, José M. Nunes and Alicia Sanchez-Mazas
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:Suppl. 2 27-39
Technical Advance | Published on 25 Feb 2016

Using UNIFORMAT and GENE[RATE] to Analyze Data with Ambiguities in Population Genetics
José Manuel Nunes
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:Suppl. 2 19-26
Methodology | Published on 21 Feb 2016

Phi Class of Glutathione S-transferase Gene Superfamily Widely Exists in Nonplant Taxonomic Groups
Jean-Pierre Munyampundu, You-Ping Xu and Xin-Zhong Cai
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 59-71
Original Research | Published on 10 Feb 2016

HTSFinder: Powerful Pipeline of DNA Signature Discovery by Parallel and Distributed Computing
Ramin Karimi and Andras Hajdu
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 73-85
Technical Advance | Published on 10 Feb 2016

NABIC: A New Access Portal to Search, Visualize, and Share Agricultural Genomics Data
Young-Joo Seol, Tae-Ho Lee, Dong-Suk Park and Chang-Kug Kim
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 51-58
Original Research | Published on 01 Feb 2016

Genome Sequence and Analysis of Peptoclostridium difficile Strain ZJCDC-S82
Yun Luo, Chen Huang, Julian Ye, Weijia Fang, Wanjun Gu, Zhiping Chen, Hui Li, XianJun Wang and Dazhi Jin
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 41-49
Original Research | Published on 24 Jan 2016

Phylotranscriptomic Analysis Based on Coalescence was Less Influenced by the Evolving Rates and the Number of Genes: A Case Study in Ericales
Lu Zhang, Wei Wu, Hai-Fei Yan and Xue-Jun Ge
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:Suppl. 1 81-91
Original Research | Published on 18 Jan 2016

Gene Tree Affects Inference of Sites Under Selection by the Branch-Site Test of Positive Selection
Yoan Diekmann and José B. Pereira-Leal
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:Suppl. 2 11-17
Original Research | Published on 18 Jan 2016

Structural Diversity of a Novel LTR Retrotransposon, RTPOSON, in the Genus Oryza
Yu-Chia Hsu, Chang-Sheng Wang, Yann-Rong Lin and Yong-Pei Wu
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 29-40
Original Research | Published on 18 Jan 2016

A Polyglot Approach to Bioinformatics Data Integration: A Phylogenetic Analysis of HIV-1
Steven Reisman, Thomas Hatzopoulos, Konstantin Läufer, George K. Thiruvathukal, and Catherine Putonti
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 23-27
Original Research | Published on 18 Jan 2016

Introductory Editorial: RNA: An Expanding View of Function and Evolution
Xinwei Han, Yuan Chen, Liuyang Wang, Wenwen Fang, Ning Zhang, Qiyun Zhu
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:Suppl. 1 77-79
Editorial | Published on 14 Jan 2016

Genome-Wide Analysis of NBS-LRR Genes in Sorghum Genome Revealed Several Events Contributing to NBS-LRR Gene Evolution in Grass Species
Xiping Yang and Jianping Wang
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 9-21
Original Research | Published on 14 Jan 2016

pATsi: Paralogs and Singleton Genes from Arabidopsis thaliana
Luca Ambrosino, Hamed Bostan, Pasquale di Salle, Mara Sangiovanni, Alessandra Vigilante, and Maria L. Chiusano
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2016:12 1-7
Software or Database Review | Published on 11 Jan 2016

Why do Sequence Signatures Predict Enzyme Mechanism? Homology versus Chemistry
Kirsten E. Beattie, Luna De Ferrari and John B. O. Mitchell
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:11 267-274
Original Research | Published on 29 Dec 2015

Phylogeny Inference of Closely Related Bacterial Genomes: Combining the Features of Both Overlapping Genes and Collinear Genomic Regions
Yan-Cong Zhang and Kui Lin
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:Suppl. 2 1-9
Original Research | Published on 17 Dec 2015

Discovering All Transcriptome Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Scanning for Selection Signatures in Ducks (Anas platyrhynchos)
Ruiyi Lin, Xiaoyong Du, Sixue Peng, Liubin Yang, Yunlong Ma, Yanzhang Gong and Shijun Li
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:Suppl. 1 67-76
Original Research | Published on 01 Dec 2015

SUMAC: Constructing Phylogenetic Supermatrices and Assessing Partially Decisive Taxon Coverage
William A. Freyman
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:11 263-266
Technical Advance | Published on 30 Nov 2015

Segmenting the Human Genome into Isochores
Paolo Cozzi, Luciano Milanesi and Giorgio Bernardi
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:11 253-261
Methodology | Published on 25 Nov 2015

Using Disease-Associated Coding Sequence Variation to Investigate Functional Compensation by Human Paralogous Proteins
Sayaka Miura, Stephanie Tate and Sudhir Kumar
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:11 245-251
Original Research | Published on 02 Nov 2015

Screening of Transcription Factors Involved in Fetal Hemoglobin Regulation Using Phylogenetic Footprinting
Gisele Cristine de Souza Carrocini, Larissa Paola Rodrigues Venancio and Claudia Regina Bonini-Domingos
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:11 239-244
Original Research | Published on 27 Oct 2015

In Silico Gene Regulatory Network of the Maurer’s Cleft Pathway in Plasmodium falciparum
Itunuoluwa Isewon, Jelili Oyelade, Benedikt Brors and Ezekiel Adebiyi
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:11 231-238
Original Research | Published on 22 Oct 2015

Soft Computing Methods for Disulfide Connectivity Prediction
Alfonso E. Márquez-Chamorro and Jesús S. Aguilar-Ruiz
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:11 223-229
Review | Published on 20 Oct 2015

Phylogenetic Trees and Networks Reduce to Phylogenies on Binary States: Does It Furnish an Explanation to the Robustness of Phylogenetic Trees against Lateral Transfers?
Marc Thuillard and Didier Fraix-Burnet
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2015:11 213-221
Original Research | Published on 13 Oct 2015

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