New Genedata Expressionist MSX for Academic Research Announced at HUPO 2012

Affordable, ready-to-run MS data analysis system available for mid- and low-throughput proteomics and metabolomics applications

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By significantly reducing the cost barrier to MS data analysis, Expressionist MSX provides previously unavailable tools to academic researchers

Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) September 10, 2012

Genedata, a leading provider of advanced software solutions for drug discovery and life science research, today released the new Genedata Expressionist® MSX for academic proteomics and metabolomics research. Announced at the HUPO 11th Annual World Congress, Expressionist MSX offers the same superior algorithms and data visualization capabilities available in the enterprise-level Genedata Expressionist for Mass Spectrometry (MS). Genedata Expressionist for MS is used for high-throughput experiments by leading pharma and crop-science companies. Competitively priced, Expressionist MSX is downloaded directly via the Internet and immediately installs for an unmatched user experience in academic research. Genedata will demonstrate the new Genedata Expressionist MSX at HUPO 2012 at the Hynes Convention Center (Sept. 10 – 13; Booth 402).

“By significantly reducing the cost barrier to MS data analysis, Expressionist MSX provides previously unavailable tools to academic researchers,” noted Dr. Peter Askovich, a senior scientist with the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute. “Expressionist MSX makes in-depth analysis of complex mass spectrometry experiments affordable and allows scientists to analyze their data with the same rigor, algorithmic power, and high-quality data visualization provided in Genedata’s enterprise solution.”

MS Data Analysis in Minutes vs. Days
The result of nearly a decade of proven customer success in MS data analysis, Expressionist MSX analyzes proteomics and metabolomics data for a variety of applications directly from the instrument. It downloads from a dedicated website in a Windows-executable file and is up and running in minutes. With native vendor support, Expressionist MSX features built-in, proven statistical tools borrowed from Genedata Expressionist for MS. The validated best-of-breed algorithms in Expressionist MSX significantly reduce the number of false-positive and false-negative biomarkers. Moreover, its powerful and interactive data visualization tools enable researchers to explore and validate MS data and results in completely new ways.

Expressionist MSX is packaged with support for a variety of proteomic and metabolomic MS setups such as

  •     LC-MS/MS
  •     SILAC
  •     MRM
  •     GC-MS

The system can be applied in a variety of studies including: biomarker discovery and validation; protein profiling; peptide identification and quantification; protein-protein interaction; metabolic profiling within drug development; and plant breeding.

“With Genedata Expressionist MSX, we specifically want to support academia’s innovative research in mass spectrometry by enabling many new and important applications,” noted Dr. Othmar Pfannes, CEO of Genedata. “Based on proven algorithmic superiority and ease-of-use capabilities of Genedata Expressionist, Expressionist MSX helps scientists to capitalize on the quality and power of enterprise-class software as they open doors to new discoveries in the life sciences.”

System Requirements and Availability
Genedata Expressionist MSX requires a standard Windows environment with a minimum of 4GB of RAM. It can be downloaded with a free trial license from http://www.expressionist-msx.com. Downloads are now available.

About Genedata
Genedata transforms data into intelligence with a portfolio of advanced software solutions, which make research data accessible and understandable and research processes more efficient. These solutions are used worldwide by leading pharmaceutical, industrial and agricultural biotechnology companies as well as academic research organizations. Genedata innovations enable scientific discovery that fights disease and improves health and quality of life worldwide. Founded in 1997, Genedata is headquartered in Switzerland, and has offices in Germany, Japan, and the US. http://www.genedata.com.

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