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Expression Studies

  1. Nicole Datson,
  2. Erno Vreugdenhil

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005673



How to Cite

Datson, N. and Vreugdenhil, E. 2006. Expression Studies. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Leiden/Amsterdam Center for Drug Research, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006


Changes in gene expression underlie almost every biological process. Highly sensitive methods to monitor changes in expression of individual or complex groups of genes are now available.


  • expression profile;
  • quantitation;
  • mRNA;
  • transcript abundance;
  • differential expression