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A web-based or downloadable software platform used for visualization and analysis of networks and interaction pathways

Tutorial and training materials by OpenHelix

Learn to use the VisANT resource, a multi-mode software platform used for visualization and analysis of interaction pathways. The VisANT application provides researchers with an easy to use graphical interface for integrating biomolecular interaction data. The metagraph structure allows multi-scale visualization of bio-networks and its integrative data-mining feature permits a large number of functional associations for 103 different species.

You'll learn:

  • how to search for interactions between genes/proteins
  • how to find and explore integrated KEGG pathway data
  • methods to effectively navigate the interaction network metagraph
  • how to integrate protein expression, orthology, sequence annotation and functional annotation data into the interaction network


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Recent BioMed Central research articles citing this resource

Tian Feng et al., Functional characterization of breast cancer using pathway profiles Functional and structural genomics. BMC Medical Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1755-8794-7-45

Salazar A Gustavo et al., A web-based protein interaction network visualizer Imaging, image analysis and data visualization. BMC Bioinformatics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2105-15-129

Cheng Hsueh-Chien et al., NetworkViewer: visualizing biochemical reaction networks with embedded rendering of molecular interaction rules Methods, software and technology. BMC Systems Biology (2014) doi:10.1186/1752-0509-8-70

Koprowski Robert et al., Quantitative assessment of the impact of biomedical image acquisition on the results obtained from image analysis and processing. BioMedical Engineering OnLine (2014) doi:10.1186/1475-925X-13-93

Aya-Bonilla Carlos et al., In silico analyses reveal common cellular pathways affected by loss of heterozygosity (LOH) events in the lymphomagenesis of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) Human and rodent genomics. BMC Genomics (2014) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-390

More about the resource:

VisANT is a freely available, Java-based open-source tool. VisANT can be run as a web-based tool, downloaded as a local application or run in batch mode. This resource along with the associated Predictome database, are both supported and maintained by the Center for Advanced Genomic Technology at Boston University.

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