A software application that automatically detects neurons (dendritic trees, axons and spines), microtubules, and other filament-like structures in 2D, 3D and 4D. Imaris FilamentTracer uses strategies that involve an optimal combination of automated analysis and operator decision. The choice of the best method is an essential element in optimizing efficiency. FilamentTracer allows the choice between four complementary tracing strategies ranging from manual to automatic and utilizes a creation wizard to easily guide the user through the creations steps. It has been specifically designed to deal with the complex problem of spine analysis over time.
SciCrunch is a data sharing and display platform. Anyone can create a custom portal where they can select searchable subsets of hundreds of data sources, brand their web pages and create their community. SciCrunch will push data updates automatically to all portals on a weekly basis. User communities can also add their own data to scicrunch, however this is not currently a free service.