[BiO BB] Announcing Cytoscape Version 2.1

Gary Bader bader at cbio.mskcc.org
Fri Apr 15 14:07:21 EDT 2005


Cytoscape is an open-source bioinformatics software platform for 
visualizing molecular interaction networks and integrating these 
interactions with gene expression profiles and other state data.


New version 2.1 Features:

For users:
-Major performance improvements
-Complete on-line help system
-cPath plugin for downloading protein interactions
-Better network filtering including large network support
-Layout and rotate selected nodes
-Progress bars on long tasks
-Support for very large networks (>100K nodes, edges)
-Numerous Bug Fixes.
-Numerous plugins available for feature expansion and network analysis
	E.g. Active Modules, MCODE, LitSearch
	See http://www.cytoscape.org/plugins2.php

For programmers:
-Significantly expanded API technical documentation
-New task framework for long-term tasks
-Headless mode (command line only operation) for advanced scripting

The Cytoscape Collaboration

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