Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, December 23rd, 1996
The technique uses a GeneChip, a thumbnail-sized silicon chip designed to carry a neat array of up to 100,000 DNA fragments. The Stanford researchers are labeling the thousands of genes that make up an organism with distinguishing DNA tags, which serve as molecular bar codes that can be simultaneously detected using a GeneChip.
The technology accelerates the pace and reduces the cost of several important pursuits, including disease diagnosis,...
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