Next-Generation IT Platform for Topological Proteomics to be Created
MelTec GmbH and the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT today signed a collaboration agreement to develop an information technology platform for the management and interpretation of high-throughput experiments analysing protein networks of whole cells in situ, also known as topological proteomics or toponomics. MelTec continuously generates large data sets to decipher the toponome of cells and tissues by tracing out and interpreting the context of proteins in cells.
Under this agreement, FIT and MelTec will develop new software-based approaches to analyse and visualise protein networks, and then correlate that data with results from in-vitro and in-vivo experiments. Using MelTecs robotic toponomics imaging technology in combination with FITs image management and proteomics software, they will create a bioinformatics platform for the systematic interpretation of these vast protein networks. The system will rapidly produce high quality results for understanding how proteins impact a drugs effectiveness.
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