New curation tool a boon for genetic biologists

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 19:30 in Biology & Nature

With the BeeSpace Navigator, researchers have created both a curation tool for genetic biologists and a new approach to searching for information. The user-friendly interface allows biologists to build a unique "space," or special collection of literature to search, in a few simple steps. Not only does the program summarize a gene, as a curator would, but it also can perform analysis to extrapolate functions from literature.

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