Flux Visualization Using VANTED/FluxMap
The calculation of metabolic fluxes has been shown to be a valuable asset in systems biology. Several procedures are commonly used to achieve this. Flux balance analyses or metabolic flux analyses usually result in a list of reaction rates (fluxes) provided in a spreadsheet format. This makes it difficult to quickly assess general characteristics of the solution. A fast and easy mapping of these results to a graphical map template facilitates an easy visual data inspection. Here, we describe a protocol that helps in setting up user-specific network templates, mapping flux results to it, and creating multiple exportable flux maps at one time.
Key wordsVisualization VANTED FluxMap Java Automation
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