BioPerspective, Bachmann Consulting, and NMI have published a report, “Protein Biochips: Parallelized Screening for High-Output Biology.” The report, which costs $3,650 for a single-user license, evaluates technologies and strategies of 69 companies in the field.
Predictive Patterns Software has launched a proteomics package for GeneLinker that facilitates the analysis of protein biomarkers. The package allows for the easy import and analysis of a variety of mass spectrometry data. The package is free to GeneLinker customers; demo versions are available from the company’s website.
Genetix has launched a series of workstations, called Protein Portfolio Platform, to manage protein-based workflows. The workstations are available for different protein applications, including phage display, library management, enzyme evolution, protein-protein interactions, and pathways.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has established an online database of AIDS-related protein structures that can be accessed at http://xpdb.nist.gov/hivsdb/hivsdb.html.
RSC Books published a book by K Downard this month entitled “Mass Spectometry: A Foundation Course.” The textbook covers mass spectrometry across the chemical, physical, biological, medical, and environmental sciences.
The Spanish National Center of Biotechnology has developed iHOP (Information Hyperlinked over Proteins), a tool that converts 14 million PubMed abstracts into a network of interlinked references, using genes and proteins as hyperlinks. iHOP is available at http://www.pdg.cnb.uam.es/UniPub/iHOP.