updated 05:20 pm EST, Tue January 10, 2006
New versions for Mac
, manufacturer of specialized life science reasearch and diagnostic products, announced the launch of its ArrayAssist Exon and ArrayAssist Expression software for Mac OS X Tiger. The ArrayAssist line of software products consists of packages that enable life scientists to analyze the new generation of Affymetrix GeneChip Exon Arrays and data from other microarray platforms. The ArrayAssist Exon software is capable of processing Affymetrix GeneChip Exon Arrays, from raw .CEL data through primary expression and quality analysis to advanced gene-level and exon-level analysis. The ArrayAssist platform line provides biology-focused workflows while offering advanced analytical features such as multi-way ANOVA, non-parametric statistical tests, classifiers for machine learning-based prediction, and interactive visualization options. Both packages are fully integrated with Stratagene's PathwayArchitect systems biology pathway analysis software. In addition to Mac OS X, the ArrayAssist Expression and ArrayAssist Exon software are both compatible with Windows and Linux (availability and pricing were not available).