microarray

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microarray

A technique for performing many DNA experiments in parallel. Nothing to do with computers.
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Wyeth, one of the first pharmaceutical companies to apply genomics in clinical research, will continue to use Affymetrix microarray technology to identify new drug targets and gain a better understanding of the genetic markers that potentially correlate with a patient's response to therapy.
Microarray technology promises to speed the study of uncharacterized or poorly characterized microbes by contributing to annotation of the microbial genome, enabling exploration of microbial physiology, and identifying candidate virulence factors.
Just as Affymetrix's GeneChip technology allows for simultaneous measurement of expression levels of thousands of genes, Biolog's Phenotype MicroArray technology allows simultaneous quantitative measurement of thousands of cellular phenotypes," he said.
Microarray technology has been crucial to the development of functional genomics.
On October 11, Agilent announced a technology access program (TAP) agreement with Paradigm Genetics, granting Paradigm early access to Agilent's customizable microarray technology for use in gene function research.
Under terms of the agreement, researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will use Affymetrix GeneChip([R]) microarray technology to develop new applications for translational research projects, focusing on disease areas such as cancer and HIV/AIDS.
The history of microarray technology is described before turning to surface activation chemistries and the types of synthesis methods used for constructing microarrays.
As the robustness of microarray technology for gene expression profiling improves and becomes more standardized, scientists will be able to employ molecular signatures to tailor therapies as well as conduct exposure risk assessment.
San Diego, CA 6/13/00-Invitrogen Corporation, which makes biotech tools in kit form, announced an agreement with Affymetrix, a leading provider of microarray technology, to develop and market new software for microarray analysis.
The company's unique Phenotype MicroArray technology and OmniLog PM Systems can be used in assays of cells of all types, from microbial to mammalian.
With a collection of interesting case studies and a hands-on approach, this survey of experimental and data analysis methods and techniques in microarray technology takes the needs of the novice into consideration along with the curiosity of the practitioner in applications research.
The NIEHS established the TRC in November 2001 to serve as the extramural mechanism by which the NCT applies microarray technology.