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microarray

A technique for performing many DNA experiments in parallel. Nothing to do with computers.
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Examining a Microorganism: Application of DNA Microarrays
Future GenoSensor Microarrays will add the ability to detect deletions of genes in addition to abnormal increases.
Oligonucleotide microarrays comprise short sequences of nucleotides, often used as probes for detecting complementary DNA or RNA.
Microbiologist Linney is working with zebrafish microarrays to identify sets of genes that might be involved in embryonic neural tube development, or disruption of normal development by environmental insults.
As new genes, microRNAs or gene splice forms are discovered, they can easily and seamlessly be included into the next phase of microarrays.
Protein microarrays are arrays of proteins or peptides that are immobilized onto a solid surface such as a glass slide, membrane, microtiter plate, or other solid surface.
Industry in general has been slower than the FDA to promote the use of microarrays in the development of new drugs.
com/reports/c43629) has announced the addition of "Beyond Expression Arrays: Emerging Applications for Genomic Microarray Technology" to their offering.
Using microarrays, researchers can quickly and accurately screen for large numbers of gene expression responses to toxic substances (alone or in mixtures), determine if toxic effects occur at low-dose exposures, highlight vulnerable tissue or cell types, and begin to extrapolate effects from one species to another.
announced today that NimbleGen has obtained a non-exclusive, worldwide license to a number of Affymetrix patents covering the manufacture, use and sales of nucleic acid microarrays and related products and services in the research field.
These microarrays, which include DNA microarrays, protein microarrays, tissue microarrays, low complexity microarrays and carbohydrate microarrays, are excellent tools for gene expression profiling, biomarker profiling and diagnostics.
The latter measurement was made possible with the advent of whole genomic sequencing and the subsequent development of microarrays capable of measuring thousands of transcripts at once and is best described as transcript profiling, although it has often been referred to as genomics or transcriptomics.