Freiburg University Licenses Ariadne Pathway Studio® Enterprise
News Apr 11, 2008
Ariadne has announced that the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg has licensed its Pathway Studio Enterprise system with the ResNet database of molecular interactions extracted from the whole PubMed to support their mammalian, worm and plant research.
With Pathway Studio, scientists at Freiburg University can store and interpret experimental results, build, expand, and analyze signaling networks with provided multitude of molecular interactions, and automatically update the databases from the literature sources.
“Ariadne’s core technology, MedScan®, enables automatic extraction of functional relationships from scientific text. We routinely process PubMed abstracts and forty-three full-text journals to produce and update the ResNet database, currently containing about 1.5 million unique relationships,” said Olivier Brun, Ariadne’s European accounts manager.
“Instant availability of knowledge extracted from peer-reviewed publications in the ResNet Mammalian and especially ResNet Plant database along with Pathway Studio’s powerful mechanism for visualization makes Ariadne’s Pathway Studio uniquely suited for our use,” commented Stefan Rensing, head of the Data Management Core Facility within the Freiburg Initiative for Systems Biology.