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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

SAAS product startup from India XTractor

Was going through a recent blog on indiblogger about the NASSCOM Product Conclave. Where this time is themed and focused on SAAS & related services.

In the recent times SAAS or Software as a Service has even captured the attention of Life Science and biomedical community globally. Indian Life Sciences Informatics Company, Molecular Connections' year old SAAS product startup is www.XTractor.in. In July 2008 came of with a commercial version of the product XTractor Premium- expert curated biomedical discovery, analysis and knowledge modeling platform, based on semantic curation and annotation of biomedical facts from PubMed. Has very handy analytics to search and narrow down the most relevant facts, build and discover relationships between biomedical facts check out some of the user CaseStudies.

XTractor Premium knowledgebase currently contains 302,269 relationships categorized on 24 categories Gene-Gene , Gene-Drug , Gene-Disease , Gene-Process , Gene-Mutation/Polymorphism, Drug Disease , Gene Knock-out/RNAi, Gene Pathways , Drug Process , Disease Process , Biomarker/Marker Disease , Prognosis, Diagnosis, Therapeutic or Therapy, Clinical Trials, Drug Bioavailability , Drug clearance , Drug Dosage , Drug-Drug , Disease-Disease , Drug Pharmacokinetics , Drug toxicity , Drug route of administration , Drug pharmacodynamics.

The platform has a recently completed an seamless link-out integration with NCBI EntrezGene.

XTractor Premium - A Platform for discovery, knowledge sharing, analysis and modelling of published biomedical facts.







2 comments:

Thereme said...

copy cats

J.Kamesh said...

Interesting! but it will be more interesting to know who in your view is the Original. You could even educate the other readers & visitors of similar products that you are familiar with.

We would welcome contributions from you in the form a review article on such platforms & products, would be happy to include it for our readers.

Life Science and Informatics

What is this?
is this a new industry?
or a old wine in a new bottle?

Well Life Sciences and Informatics can be anything form computational biology, all omes and omics, core bioinformatics to curation and literature mining, database creation, in the area of biology, chemistry , bio-chem space.

There are number of companies in India and bangalore is the forefront as a major bio-cluster with 20 to 30 companies in this sphere.

now how good are these companies doing?
how good are they in terms of the international markets and how profitable is their business?
what do they do?
their clients?

These are some interesting things that could be discussed in this blog page...

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