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November 6, 2009

First Standard Graphical Language for Biology

A new set of standards for graphically representing biological information was recently published by researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), who worked on the standards with researchers from 30 laboratories worldwide. The new Systems Biology Graphical Notation (SBGN) is described in the August issue of Nature Biotechnology. SBGN promises to be for the biological sciences what circuit diagrams are for electronics, and will facilitate the exchange of complex information using consistent biological models.

Posted by BlogAuthor1 at November 6, 2009 8:06 PM
category: Miscellaneous


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