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Brain Explorer® 3-D viewer

Difficulty level
Beginner
Speaker
Duration
6:41

Tutorial describing the basic features of the Brain Explorer® 3-D viewer for the mouse brain

Topics covered in this lesson

The Brain Explorer 2 software is a desktop application for viewing the Allen Mouse Brain Atlas gene expression data in the framework of the Allen Reference Atlas (ARA).

Using the Brain Explorer 2 software, you can:

  • View a fully interactive version of the ARA in 3-D
  • View gene expression data in 3-D at 200 μm3 resolution
  • View expression data from multiple image series superimposed on each other in 3-D
  • Navigate the high-resolution 2-D ISH images using the 3-D model
  • Link to associated gene metadata on the Allen Mouse Brain Atlas web application

 

Technology requirement

Windows Minimum Configuration

  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7
  • CPU: Intel Core Duo or AMD 1.8GHz
  • System Memory: 1GB
  • Graphics Card: Hardware 3D OpenGL accelerated AGP or PCI Express with 64MB RAM
  • Screen: 1024x768, 32-bit true color
  • Hard Disk: 200MB free space

Mac Minimum Configuration

  • Operating System: OS X 10.6.8
  • CPU: Intel 1.8GHz
  • System Memory: 1GB
  • Graphics Card: 3D-capable with 64MB RAM
  • Screen: 1024x768, 32-bit millions of colors
  • Hard Disk: 200MB free space