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I am a clinician with a passion for informatics. This blog is about my eHealth journey exploring interoperability in Electronic Medical Records (EMR/EHR), Patient Safety, Pharmacovigilance, Data Analytics, Clinical Research and Bioinformatics in a clinical context. Comparing Canadian, Indian and Middle Eastern healthcare systems and services. Join our open facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/clinical.bioinformaticians/


5UTR

Today I read one article about 5 untranslated region or 5UTR which was a new concept for me. The translational efficiency of mRNA depends on various factors like the context of start codon, AUGs within 5 UTR and the structural stability of mRNA. The authors tried to find out the 5UTR features influencing the translational efficiency by comparing various High expression and Low expression mRNAs. They prepared a database out of this information called LEADER_RNA and the translational prediction algorithm.


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As a Dermatologist and Informatician my research mainly involves application of bioinformatics techniques and tools in dermatological conditions. However my research interests are varied and I have publications in areas ranging from artificial intelligence, sequence analysis, systems biology, ontology development, microarray analysis, immunology, computational biology and clinical dermatology. I am also interested in eHealth, Health Informatics and Health Policy.

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