gene chip


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Related to gene chip: DNA chip, Microarray, DNA microarrays
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Noun1.gene chip - a microchip that holds DNA probes that form half of the DNA double helix and can recognize DNA from samples being tested
micro chip, microchip, microprocessor chip, silicon chip, chip - electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
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The NeuroX gene chip contains the codes of approximately 24,000 common genetic variants thought to be associated with a broad spectrum of neurodegenerative disorders.
Contract notice: Diagnostic submicroscopic gene chip to perform illumina iscan analyzer.
To determine the transcriptional profile of resveratrol, three biological replicates were processed on Affymetrix Gene Chip Human 1.
2) present a dedicated single-microarray assay, or gene chip, for comprehensive genotyping of potentially thousands of variants in genes involved in drug metabolism, excretion, and transport.
Professor David Skuse of the Institute of Child Health in London has designed a study relying on a novel gene chip to locate abnormal DNA of this type.
The Global DNA & Gene Chip (microarray) market was valued at $760 million in 2010 and is expected to reach $1,425.
Gene activity was measured in the abdominal visceral fat before and after the weight gain with the help of a gene chip that studies several thousand genes at a time.
With gene chip technology for measuring the expression of over 6,000 different genes, Tung, Gilad and colleagues at Yerkes, Emory University, and Johns Hopkins looked for the first time in primates at the effects of social rank on genetic function.
Technological advances in gene chips, as well as accessibility and enhanced computational power to make sense of the data sets generated from gene chip analysis will provide new insights into skin mechanisms, revealing potential targets for future product development.
The centerpiece of the effort is a new project at the university using gene chip research to see if it may lead to the development of a new drug to prevent the organs from failing in the long term.
The SMART (switching mechanism at the 5' end of RNA templates of reverse transcriptase) method (1, 2), in combination with PCR, has been used to amplify minute samples obtained from sources such as laser capture microdissections and biopsies for gene expression analysis using oligonucleotide microarray gene chip technology (3-7).