We have now entered the age when we have unprecedented capabilities in our hand in its literal sense. The smartphones allows you to search for information, shop for clothes, order food, pay your bills and what not. The biomedical industry is also benefited by the advent of smartphones and the new apps which are designed to facilitate biomedical professionals. Whether you want to search any journal citations and abstract or you want to search the protein data bank to visualize protein structures, each of this information is a click away. Hang tight! Following is a list of 5 apps which you will love to research on.
This app provides a suite of tools for dealing with solutions, chemicals, protein analysis and peptide synthesis. This app is of great utility for researchers in peptide chemistry and mass spectrometry-based proteomics and metabolomics, as well as for general biochemical lab work. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android phone users with easy to use user interface.
Augmented reality has been the most sought out technological advancement in the field of medical sciences. The Google Glass which is based on augmented reality has gained traction with biomedical professionals as well. SpliceIt provides a 3D representation of a spliceosome using augmented reality. It also provides the latest results regarding regulation of alternative splicing. It is available for iPhone, iPad and Android users.
It is available for iPhone and iPad users only. It allows the users to browse the entire human genome sequence along with functional annotations from public databases by zooming from the chromosomal level down to single nucleotide resolution using this app. GeneWall is very useful for researchers as it provides instant access and is user friendly.
If you wish to learn and enhance your knowledge about over 200 medical procedures then Medical & Surgical Procedure will be of great help to you. The app is designed for medical students and doctors. It is loaded with information about various medical and surgical procedures like Lumber Puncture, Endoscopy, Blood Transfusion, Nebulization etc.
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The app holds information on over 3,300 drugs and over the counter products plus it has an interaction checker and a pill identifier. The additional tools which are part of this app are medical calculators and formularies. It has an advanced search engine which allows you to search by drug class. You can also set the app for landscape mode. The app also has a premium version called Epocrates Essentials if you want some additional features. The app is available for download on iTunes.
These above mentioned apps saves a lot of your precious time and also provide user friendly interface so that you can easily locate the information you are looking for. There are plenty of other interesting apps which can help you with any of your research projects or will help you enhance your knowledge or skill related to a particular specialization. Aided with high quality visuals and better interactivity these apps are way better than traditional research methods.
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