MetaboCraft: building a Minecraft plugin for metabolomics

Megalios, A., Daly, R. and Burgess, K. (2018) MetaboCraft: building a Minecraft plugin for metabolomics. Bioinformatics, 34(15), pp. 2693-2694. (doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/bty102) (PMID:29608638) (PMCID:PMC6061834)

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Abstract

Motivation: The rapid advances in metabolomics pose a significant challenge in presentation and interpretation of results. Development of new, engaging visual aids is crucial to advancing our understanding of new findings. Results: We have developed MetaboCraft, a Minecraft plugin which creates immersive visualisations of metabolic networks and pathways in a 3-D environment and allows the results of user experiments to be viewed in this context, presenting a novel approach to exploring the metabolome.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Burgess, Dr Karl and Daly, Dr Ronan
Authors: Megalios, A., Daly, R., and Burgess, K.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:Bioinformatics
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISSN:1367-4803
ISSN (Online):1460-2059
Published Online:28 March 2018
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2018 The Authors
First Published:First published in Bioinformatics 34(15): 2693-2694
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
632234Funding SchemesAnna DominiczakWellcome Trust (WELLCOTR)105614/Z/14/ZRI CARDIOVASCULAR & MEDICAL SCIENCES