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Title: Early diagnosis of systemic lupus erythmatosus using ANN models of dsDNA binding antibody sequence data
Authors: Bahari, Mohamad Hasan ×
Mahmoudi, Mahmoud
Azemi, Asad
Mirsalehi, Mir Mojtaba
Khademi, Morteza #
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Biomedical Informatics Pub. Group
Series Title: Bioinformation vol:5 issue:2 pages:58-61
Abstract: In this paper a new method based on artificial neural networks (ANN), is introduced for identifying pathogenic antibodies in Systemic Lupus Erythmatosus (SLE). dsDNA binding antibodies have been implicated in the pathogenesis of this autoimmune disease. In order to identify these dsDNA binding antibodies, the protein sequences of 42 dsDNA binding and 608 non-dsDNA binding antibodies were extracted from Kabat database and encoded using a physicochemical property of their amino acids namely Hydrophilicity. Encoded antibodies were used as the training patterns of a general regression neural network (GRNN). Simulation results show that the accuracy of proposed method in recognizing dsDNA binding antibodies is 83.2%. We have also investigated the roles of the light and heavy chains of anti-dsDNA antibodies in binding to DNA. Simulation results concur with the published experimental findings that in binding to DNA, the heavy chain of anti-dsDNA is more important than their light chain.
ISSN: 0973-2063
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Non-KU Leuven Association publications
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