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FCS Express to Export Directly to LabKey Server

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LabKey Software and De Novo Software are working together to provide direct export capabilities from FCS Express™ 4 Flow Cytometry to LabKey Server. The collaboration will allow high-volume flow cytometry users to leverage not only the report generation and analysis capabilities of FCS Express, but also the sophisticated web-based data environment provided by LabKey Server, including flexible tools for quality control and workflow customization.

The new functionality allows statistics, images, layout files, PDFs, FCS files, and more to be exported directly from FCS Express to LabKey Server. Once the results are in LabKey Server, users can perform quality control in a traceable manner, then integrate, analyze, visualize and securely share their results. LabKey Server allows integration of many types of data, from descriptive study observations to large quantities of assay data across data sources. The system supports reproducible, convenient analysis and visualization of these data through a built-in R scripting environment and many other tools. Integrating LabKey Server with FCS Express 4 Flow Cytometry will help researchers collaborate by providing web-based sharing, editing, and display of both files and data.

David Novo, De Novo Software's president said: "It is a pleasure to partner with the best-in-breed technology like LabKey Server. FCS Express customers are generating increasing amounts of results data, given FCS Express' easy-to-use batch processing features and the rapid growth in the amount of data generated using flow cytometry. LabKey Server provides our customers with a sophisticated means for organizing all this data, integrated directly into their daily workflows. These new capabilities should allow FCS Express users to get even more out of their existing datasets."

LabKey Software's president, Britt Piehler, agreed: "Advances in flow cytometry technology and FCS Express's intuitive high-throughput workflow support can quickly lead to an explosion of data, presenting researchers with new challenges in data organization, integration, and collaboration.  We are excited that LabKey Server's powerful data management capabilities can complement FCS Express's impressive analysis features, allowing researchers to confidently stay ahead of the curve."

About De Novo Software

De Novo Software is a leading provider of flow and image cytometry analysis. Its primary product, FCS Express, is used by over three thousand laboratories worldwide for research purposes, and dozens of clinical laboratories for high throughput clinical analysis. As the only third-party flow analysis software registered with the FDA for in-vitro diagnostic use, and with full 21 CFR Part 11 compliance features, FCS Express is the analysis tool of choice for the clinical laboratory. In addition, De Novo Software has extensive experience creating custom data analysis solutions and integrating with large scale LIS and HIS systems. For more information, please visit or contact [email protected].

About LabKey Software

LabKey Software serves as the informatics partner for leading biomedical research organizations engaged in collaborative science. LabKey Software works with research networks and labs to create powerful, integrated, open systems that help researchers unlock the full value of their hard-earned data and keep pace with advances in analytical techniques. LabKey solutions allow distributed researchers to combine clinical and assay data without programming, perform traceable quality control, request and manage specimens, visualize data using online tools, and securely share analyses with colleagues.  LabKey solutions are built on the enterprise-quality LabKey Server open source platform, which provides a combination of extensibility, quality, scalability, compatibility, and professional support that is not available through ad hoc solutions or one-size-fits-all, off-the-shelf commercial products.  For more information, please visit or contact [email protected].

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