Open Access Research article

The development and validation of the Virtual Tissue Matrix, a software application that facilitates the review of tissue microarrays on line

Catherine M Conway1, Deirdre O'Shea2, Sallyann O'Brien3, Darragh K Lawler1, Graham D Dodrill1, Anthony O'Grady2, Helen Barrett2, Christian Gulmann2, Lorraine O'Driscoll1, William M Gallagher3, Elaine W Kay2 and Daniel G O'Shea1*

Author Affiliations

1 Medical Informatics Group, School of Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland and National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

2 Department of Histopathology, Beaumont Hospital and Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland

3 Centre for Molecular Medicine, Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research University College Dublin, Ireland

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BMC Bioinformatics 2006, 7:256  doi:10.1186/1471-2105-7-256

Published: 17 May 2006

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Additional File 1:

A complete schema of the database structure, and lists all the tables and entries within the tables.

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Additional File 2:

Source code for the VTM site and database

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