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microarray

A technique for performing many DNA experiments in parallel. Nothing to do with computers.
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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.
As new genes, microRNAs or gene splice forms are discovered, they can easily and seamlessly be included into the next phase of microarrays.
Novice and experienced readers alike will be able to appreciate the additional wealth of genetic and molecular information microarrays have brought to toxicology.
com/reports/c43629) has announced the addition of "Beyond Expression Arrays: Emerging Applications for Genomic Microarray Technology" to their offering.
This improved performance is made possible by NimbleGen's Maskless Array Synthesis (MAS) technology, which uses digital light processing and rapid, high-yield photochemistry to synthesize high-density DNA microarrays.
Protein microarrays have helped the team answer a central question in prostate cancer biology: Are rapidly growing tumor cells caused by an increase in growth rate or by a decrease in cell death rate (apoptosis)?
The protocols will enable research and clinical laboratories, regulatory agencies, accrediting agencies, reference laboratories, as well as test, microarray, and reagent manufacturers to assess the performance of these expression assays.
With respect to microarrays, the database options are quite diverse.
This book is the first of its kind in dealing with direct clinical application of microarray data to oncology diagnosis, with the intention of speeding and specifying diagnosis, thus resulting in better treatment for cancer patients.
Microarrays have emerged as widely available high-throughput tools capable of producing global arrays that identify all the genes expressed in a given sample.
In July, Agilent began shipping its next generation SurePrint DNA microarrays containing more than 244,000 features on a standard 1" x 3" slide, optimized for applications such as gene expression, array-based comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH), chromatin immunoprecipitation on a chip (ChIP-on-chip), splice variant analysis, DNA methylation and microRNA studies.