Dotmatics Limited

Dotmatics Limited

July 08, 2009 10:13 ET

Dotmatics Has Licensed Its Browser Solution to Icagen

BISHOP'S STORTFORD, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - July 8, 2009) - Scientific software company Dotmatics Limited (Dotmatics) is pleased to announce that Icagen Inc (Icagen) has licensed Browser to facilitate information access and project management. The solution will be used by Icagen to query, browse, analyze and share key drug discovery information across research programs and project teams.

Dotmatics' solutions offer the following advantages:

- The use of a zero-client web based approach provides our clients with real-time access to information and reduces IT support overhead.

- Integration with pre-existing informatics tools such as electronic lab notebooks, chemical & biological databases and inventory management.

- An easy-to-use interface allows scientists to make the most of the powerful querying, visualisation and analysis capabilities of the tools, with minimal training.

- High performance indexing and searching of large chemical structure databases including proprietary and commercial compound sources.

Chris Silvia, Principal Scientist, Research Informatics at Icagen: "We have found Dotmatics' Browser to be highly configurable and flexible in its integration and display of information from a number of data sources. It meets or exceeds our needs for a corporate drug discovery information framework. Dotmatics' support team is superlative, easy to work with and responsive to our questions and suggestions."

Steve Gallagher, Director at Dotmatics, said: "We are very pleased to have an innovative company like Icagen as a customer. We look forward to working closely with them to continue to develop our products to meet the needs of their scientists."

About Dotmatics

Dotmatics is a scientific software company deploying web-based knowledge solutions that dramatically improve the way scientific data is queried, browsed, managed and shared within companies. Dotmatics has significant expertise in cheminformatics techniques including chemical databases, SAR analysis, data management and data visualization. A privately-owned company, Dotmatics was founded in 2005 and is based south of Cambridge, UK.

Browser is a query and visualisation tool for biological and chemical datasets.

Pinpoint(1) is an Oracle cartridge allowing rapid indexing and searching of chemical databases.

Gateway is a centralised depot for sharing information with colleagues and external collaborators.

Vortex is an advanced visualisation and analytics tool for scientific and non-scientific data.

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(1) Pinpoint is developed in collaboration with Astex Therapeutics Ltd

Contact Information

  • Dotmatics Ltd
    Bill Bailey
    Global Account Manager
    +44 (0)1279 654 123 or +44 (0)7989 376 892