Pyromaker: Identifies Gene Mutations
Free online application that can identify gene mutations.
The identification of meaningful gene mutations can be costly, and time consuming
Johns Hopkins researchers have developed “Pyromaker,” an easy-to-use online computer software application that can identify gene mutations faster and at less cost than other methods currently available. The software generates simulated pyrograms, which are readouts from a gene sequencing technique known as pyrosequencing.
- Pyromaker Tutorial
- An easy-to-use web based interphase.
- Rapidly sorts through each of several simulated pyrograms, until there is a clear match with the actual tumor pyrogram.
- Enables researchers to do in minutes, essentially at no cost, what otherwise would take days of further, expensive tests.
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