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Molecular Microarrays, Comparative Genomic

Definition : Microarrays designed to detect genomic gains or losses or changes in the number of copies of a particular gene associated with a disease. The packet samples on the microarray spots consist of large immobilized pieces of DNA with a known chromosomal location for each spot. DNA-labeled samples from normal and diseased tissues are hybridized to the array; an expression pattern with more bright spots indicates that the number of genes involved in the disease has increased. Expression pattern comparative genomic molecular microarrays can be used to determine the extent and/or follow the progress of particular diseases (e.g., cancer tumors).

Entry Terms : "Comparative Genomic Hybridization (CGH) Microarrays"

UMDC code : 20818

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Affymetrix Inc

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Affymetrix technology is used by the world's top pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and biotechnology companies, as well as leading academic, government, and nonprofit research institutes. More than 25,000 peer-reviewed papers have been published using the technology.

Ellard Instrumentation Ltd

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Ellard Instrumentation Ltd. was founded in 1981, we specialize in custom acrylic products for use in radiation shielding, electrophoresis, and biomedical research. We work with many of the fast growing Pacific Northwest biotech research organizations and research facilities throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.

Empire Genomics

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