PURPOSE: Identify mechanism of action (MoA) from animal phenotype models

OVERVIEW: BioSymetrics leverages a proprietary machine learning platform (Augusta™) to generate structure-based activity predictions. This in combination with a vertebrate, in vivo phenotypic profiling framework has allowed us to make phenotype-mechanism association predictions across a range of potential clinical applications.

INPUT: Chemical structures, experimental datasets (public and private)

OUTPUT: Implicated pathways/processes

USE CASE: Phenotype MoA Prediction
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INPUT: Phenotype Assays
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Activity prediction model is fit and validated
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The model ranks a large compound library from most- to least-likely to produce the phenotype
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Pre-built clusters from experimental assays provide clues as to the target and pathway
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Enrichment of target; Analysis of most-likely active compounds indicates MoA
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OUTPUT: Protein targets and affected pathways
Hover on the numbered hot spots above to reveal each stage of progression

USER BENEFITS:

  • More certainty of compound effects in vivo
  • Fewer off-target effect “surprises”/ reduced toxicity
  • leverage multiple experimental and public datasets
  • Increased confidence in lead compounds
  • Shorter path to market

PREVIOUS APPLICATIONS: Identification of causal pathway in cardiovascular, metabolomic, and neurological models