Thursday, March 12, 2009

Things to come ...

At the fly meeting, I stopped by the FlyBase demo room.  Was happy to learn that some time this year, FlyBase will be launching information pages for commonly used cell lines (like S2) and their derivatives. Will post here when I've learned that the pages have launched. 

Between this and cell line expression data being generated by the modENCODE project, there should soon be a lot more help for folks looking to make informed choices about what cell line to choose for a particular cell screening project. Such as by learning in what cells key components of a pathway of interest are expressed.

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