El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) October 5, 2006
BioDiscovery Inc., the leading developer of integrated software solutions for microarray research announced today the release of a completely new aCGH module providing an advanced array-based DNA copy number analysis and visualization tool.
The ImaGene aCGH (array Comparative Genomic Hybridization) module provides researchers with one button analysis, normalization and visualization of DNA gains and losses. Unlike alternative CGH tools, the ImaGene platform provides a decade of proven image processing accuracy, protected by eight issued US patents, unmatched sophisticated CGH analysis, and elegant interactive visualization tools. Featuring a unique statistical algorithm, based on the well accepted CBS (Circular Binary Segmentation) approach, BioDiscovery enhanced the algorithm to significantly improve processing speed. While allowing end user customization, the aCGH module’s user-friendly interface eliminates the need for knowledge of advanced scripting languages or statistical settings. ImaGene’s aCGH module makes analysis simple, rapid, and accurate.
“The new aCGH Module for ImaGene 7.0 is the only tool that fully integrates the task of array image processing with statistical CGH analysis with a full suite of integrated interactive visualization tools.” said Soheil Shams, President of BioDiscovery. “This new module is a natural progression of our pioneering work in microarray image and data analysis. This new module has been developed and beta-tested at leading CGH labs to offer the best solution possible.”
Since its inception in 1997, ImaGene is recognized as the easiest to use, and most accurate microarray image analysis software package for Windows, Apple OSX, and Linux. ImaGene 7.0 is fully compatible with the latest generation dual core processors, and with Apple’s Universal Binary platform. ImaGene 7.0, and the optional aCGH module, are currently available from BioDiscovery and world wide distributors.
Founded in 1997 in Los Angeles, BioDiscovery is a leader in the development of microarray bioinformatics software and services. BioDiscovery develops and sells advanced software solutions and services that enable its customers to revolutionize drug discovery and diagnostics by efficiently managing, integrating, and analyzing data generated using high-throughput microarray technology. BioDiscovery provides a full line of modular software packages spanning the entire microarray process, including enterprise data management, image processing, data mining, statistical analysis, and collaborative knowledge management. For more information about BioDiscovery, please visit the company’s website at http://www.biodiscovery.com.