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GENERAL INFORMATION

Company

name

(and related Group)
:

S.A.F.AN. BIOINFORMATICS

Address:

Corso Tazzoli 215/13

City/code:


10137 Torino

Country:

Italy

Website:


www.safan
-
bioinformatics.it

Contact persons’
E
-
mail:



luisa.pugliese@safan
-
bi
oinformatics.it

GENERAL
BUSINESS INFORMATION

Business model (R&D, production, marketing and sales
, services
...)
:


Italian SME specialised in bio
-
IT services based on building molecular models and
analysing their static and dynamics properties. The compan
y is specialised in
structural bio
-
informatics.

Location of biotechnology lab/plant(s):



Corso Tazzoli 215/13
-

10137 Torino

Staff (in biotech
-
related activities):

2



Collaboration/join
t venture agreements in biotech

with:


BioXpr s.a.

22, rue du sémi
naire

5000
-

Namur

Belgium

INTEREST OR ACTIVITY IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

Interest/activity in biotechnology started in (year):


2004

Application fields:


Bioinformatics


Structural Bioinformatics

Technologies:



DESCRIPTION OF PROJECTS AT R&D OR PILOT SCALE
STAGE



DESCRIPTION OF PRODUCTS & SERVICES


Database of GPCR models developed by S.A.F.AN. BIOINFORMATICS based on
highly cured alignments and on an innovative technology. Each model has been
scored using a new method for evaluating the GPCR model quality
.


High
-
quality functional annotation.


Homology modelling of proteins.


Predictive studies of protein behaviour based on protein modelling.

a)

Studies on the effect of non
-
conservative SNP on protein function.

b)

Evaluation of protein stability as a function

of pH and ionic strength.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION