Scenarios of using MAS4PSi system in medical diagnostics

Sylwia Górczyńska-Kosiorz, Bożena Małysiak-Mrozek, Dariusz Mrozek

Abstract


MAS4PSi (Multi-Agent System For Protein Similarity searching) is a system that allows fast, scalable and reliable protein structure similarity searching. Protein structure similarity searching is crucial in conducting research on a variety of biological processes, and other areas that have their basis in these biological processes. The purpose of this article is to define and present possible scenarios of using the MAS4PSi system in a broadly understood medical diagnostics, both in the design of experiments supporting new research, as well as the typical diagnostic stage.

Keywords


structural bioinformatics; protein structure; similarity; parallel computing; multi-agent system

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21936/si2013_v34.n2A.40