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The Allen Brain Atlas: Delivering Neuroscience to the Web on a Genome Wide Scale

  • Chinh Dang
  • Andrew Sodt
  • Chris Lau
  • Brian Youngstrom
  • Lydia Ng
  • Leonard Kuan
  • Sayan Pathak
  • Allan Jones
  • Mike Hawrylycz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4544)

Abstract

The Allen Brain Atlas (ABA), publicly available at http:// www.brain-map.org, presents the expression patterns of more than 21,500 genes in the adult mouse brain. The project has produced more than 600 Terabytes of cellular level in situ hybridization data whose images have been reconstructed and mapped into whole brain 3D volumes for search and viewing. In this application paper we outline the bioinformatics, data integration, and presentation approach to the ABA and the creation a fully automated high-throughput pipeline to deliver this data set to the Web.

Keywords

Resource Description Framework Laboratory Information Management System Adult Mouse Brain Allen Brain Image Tile 
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© Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chinh Dang
    • 1
  • Andrew Sodt
    • 1
  • Chris Lau
    • 1
  • Brian Youngstrom
    • 1
  • Lydia Ng
    • 1
  • Leonard Kuan
    • 1
  • Sayan Pathak
    • 1
  • Allan Jones
    • 1
  • Mike Hawrylycz
    • 1
  1. 1.The Allen Institute for Brain Science, 551 North 34th Street, Seattle, WAUSA

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