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BlenX4BioBlenX for Biologists

  • Corrado Priami
  • Paolo Ballarini
  • Paola Quaglia
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5688)

Abstract

We introduce BlenX4Bio, a high-level interface for the programming language BlenX. BlenX4Bio allows biologists to write BlenX programs without having any programming skills. The main elements of a biological model are specified by filling in a number of tables. Such tables include descriptions of both static and dynamic aspects of the biological system at hand and can then be automatically mapped to BlenX programs for simulation and analysis by means of the CoSBi Lab software platform. In this paper we illustrate the main characteristics of BlenX4Bio through examples taken from biology textbooks.

Keywords

Abstract Representation Nuclear Pore Complex Process Algebra Signal Recognition Particle Protein Sorting 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Corrado Priami
    • 1
    • 2
  • Paolo Ballarini
    • 1
  • Paola Quaglia
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.CoSBiItaly
  2. 2.University of TrentoItaly

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