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2011-05-12 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GT Life Sciences, Inc., (GT) a privately held biotechnology company announced today the issuance of Patent No. 7,856,317 for "SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONSTRUCTING GENOMIC-BASED PHENOTYPIC MODELS" by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The '317 patent has a priority date of June 14, 2002 and contains broad, novel claims to computer systems and complex modeling processes by which scientists may use computational models to create scalable...

2010-12-07 14:04:04

Bioengineers from the University of California, San Diego developed an explanation for why some types of neurons die sooner than others in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease. These insights, published in the journal Nature Biotechnology on November 21, come from detailed models of brain energy metabolism developed in the Department of Bioengineering at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. The Alzheimer's insights demonstrate how fundamental insights on human metabolism...

2010-06-18 13:58:50

The process of aging disturbs a broad range of cellular mechanisms in a complex fashion and is not well understood. Computer models using fuzzy logic might help to unravel these complexities and predict how aging progresses in cells and organisms, according to a study from Drexel University in Philadelphia and Children's Hospital Boston. "One important goal of computational approaches in aging is to develop integrated models of a unifying aging theory in order to better understand the...

2010-03-02 10:35:33

A scientific paper that describes a file format used by scientists to represent models of biological processes has exceeded 500 citations in the ISI Web of Knowledge, an online academic database that documents the impact of scientific publications. The Systems Biology Markup Language (SBML) is designed to enable the exchange of quantitative models of biochemical networks between different computer software packages, allowing the models to be shared and published in a form other researchers...


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