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systems biology

n.
The branch of biology that uses computational techniques to analyze and model how the components of a biological system such as a cell or organism interact with each other to produce the characteristics and behavior of that system.
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Constructing a high-fidelity computational model which holds more information and has better predictive ability requires hundreds or thousands of cycles of development, which existing systems biology research cannot do.
The systems biology approach seeks to integrate biological knowledge to understand how cells and molecules interact with one another.
Computational Systems Biology of Synaptic Plasticity: Modelling of Biochemical Pathways Related to Memory Formation and Impairment
The new Center for Translational Pediatric Research will be led by Alan Tackett, a systems biology expert who is the Scharlau Family Endowed Professor of Cancer Research and a professor of biochemistry, pediatrics and pathology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences of Little Rock.
The method developed by Christopher Weidner and team enables scientists to choose the animal or alternative method that will best reflect the human situation to be investigated based on the analysis of systems biology data.
Dr MacBeath has more than 16 years of experience in academia and the biotechnology industry, with expertise in systems biology, drug discovery, translational research, companion diagnostics, and clinical development of early-stage programs.
24 February 2017 - US-based protein research tools supplier Aviva Systems Biology Corp has acquired protein solutions and applications provider GenWay Biotech Inc., the company said.
Systems biology, which uses multiomic data for deep analyses and predictions, potentially provides insights of the mechanisms of complicated diseases, particularly as various cancers in human [5-7].
Study co-author Adil Mardinoglu, systems biology researcher at Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of Technology, said the findings contribute to our understanding of how nonessential amino acids are synthesized to provide the body's cells with detoxifying agents and antioxidants, which help combat disease.
The session on "Computational Approaches to Understanding Health and Disease" at the ISC High Performance 2015 conference will address computational aspects of systems biology. The session will also provide a practical example of the application of systems biology in the field of toxicology and show how experimental approaches can be integrated with sophisticated computational methods to evaluate the toxicological profile of a potentially reduced-risk alternative to cigarettes.
Brussels, Belgium, May 18, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The Infrastructure for Systems Biology Europe (ISBE) will publish the results of its industry survey for opinion on the application of systems biology to companies across the European Union (EU) on 2 June.
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