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CIIT Spearheads Microarray Use In Toxicology

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April 21, 1999
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Chemical Industry Institute Of Toxicology
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One of the newest tools for researchers in the life sciences is the microarray, a wholesale approach to analyzing gene expression. It allows scientists to quickly analyze how the body's genetic code responds to chemicals by using small biological samples. Instead of testing for changes in one gene by a specific chemical, this tool allows researchers to analyze for effects on thousands of genes simultaneously.

One of the newest tools for researchers in the life sciences is the microarray, a wholesale approach to analyzing gene expression. It allows scientists to quickly analyze how the body's genetic code responds to chemicals by using small biological samples. Instead of testing for changes in one gene by a specific chemical, this tool allows researchers to analyze for effects on thousands of genes simultaneously.


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