Genedata Screener 6.0
25 September 2008
Genedata has released Genedata Screener 6.0, the latest version of its open and scalable enterprise solution for high throughput screening (HTS) and high content screening (HCS) analysis.
Screener 6.0 combines an enterprise-wide assay data management platform with high-performance processing workflows and flexible analysis tools and has a special focus on time series data analysis.
Time series data is complex with hundreds of values per well. Sensible data aggregation is needed to derive meaningful results from such time-dependent responses. The latest Screener release includes an enhanced solution to these kinetics assay data management challenges. This new functionality enables users to analyse, integrate and manage extensive sets of time series data rapidly, independent of instrumentation, technology, volume or location.
In the Kinetics Assay module users can optimise aggregation rules, re-analyse data for complete campaigns and systematically gather mechanistic information from curve shape in addition to amplitude. The application programming interfaces (APIs) included in this open system can be easily connected to the many different readers already on the market, as well as implemented to provide custom aggregation functions for specific experiments. Quality assessment and visualisation are vastly improved and interferences with biological response can be identified from kinetics traces. With consistent data management and visualisation, the resulting parameters are optimised for each assay and users are able to extract more information to get better results and better qualified hits from each single experiment.