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Rice, MD Anderson researchers win NIH grant to study protein networks
Date:8/26/2013

s protein-signaling pathways by integrating sophisticated image processing, statistical analysis and computer models to characterize the dynamic processes happening inside cells. The image-processing component lets researchers pick out dominant cells from a sample of as many as 40,000 within a few hours, she said.

Combined with Diehl's super-resolution images, they will be able to see structures inside Balzsi's engineered cells in great detail. "The images will give us 50 or 60 metrics that describe what a cell looks like, including chemical signaling," Qutub said. "This will allow us to rapidly phenotype (or characterize) the cell." Then, she said, her lab will build computer models to predict how cells of certain types will change.

Qutub said determining the nature of particular cells in a sample should become "like picking a person out of a crowd.

"We should be able to determine that over time a group of cells will include, say, four dominant phenotypes, or will have certain dynamics," she said. The technique is promising for clinical biopsies to diagnose or compare patients, or even to see if a person is predisposed to a particular disease, she said. "All these techniques could be applied in the future to patient samples."


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