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Microarrays and Expression Profiling in Cancer

  1. Ian Giddings,
  2. Richard Wooster

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005947

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How to Cite

Giddings, I. and Wooster, R. 2006. Microarrays and Expression Profiling in Cancer. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

Abstract

DNA microarrays can be used to measure messenger ribonucleic acid levels of many thousands of genes in a single experiment. This information can be used in cancer biology and for the classification of tumors.

Keywords:

  • cancer;
  • DNA microarray;
  • classification;
  • expression;
  • therapeutic targets;
  • cancer biology