ABI Upgrades Panther Database, Opens it for Public Use

Applied Biosystems this week rolled out version 5.0 of its Panther database and made it free for public access after previously charging a fee for the online product.

The upgraded Panther database includes new tools for associating proteins, and gene expression data, with biological pathways. The product’s pathway module is the result of an ongoing collaboration with the Systems Biology Institute in Tokyo, led by Hiroaki Kitano, a founding member of the Systems Biology Markup Language consortium.

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