Polyans2D is a computer program for image analysis on two-dimensional electrophoresis (2-DE) images. This software can analyse quantitative changes detected in images of the spot pattern of 2-DE gels. This software is developed by Takanari Tanabata. This software is provided as freeware.


Naoto Sano, Hadian Permana, Ryota Kumada, Yoshihito Shinozaki, Takanari Tanabata, Tetsuya Yamada, Tadashi Hirasawa, and Motoki Kanekatsu, "Proteomic Analysis of Embryonic Proteins Synthesized from Long-lived mRNAs during Germination of Rice Seeds", Plant and Cell Physiology, 53:687-698 (2012) doi:10.1093/pcp/pcs024

Download and Installation


  • PC
    CPU: Intel® Pentium 4 and above
    Memory: 756MB (1024MB is recommended)

  • OS
    Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7


  • Program: 'Polyans2D.zip'.
    *This program file have checked by ESET Smart Security (7063 20120417) at 2012/4/18.

How to use

  1. Download 'Polyans2D.zip'.

  2. Extract file at desktop.

  3. Run 'Polyans2D.exe'


The manual is available with the link below as Adobe ®PDF document. You will need Adobe Reader® of later to open it.

Release notes

  • 2012/4/1 Polyans2D Version 1.2 Release