alexa Applications of microarrays to histopathology.


Immunotherapy: Open Access

Author(s): van de Rijn M, Gilks CB, van de Rijn M, Gilks CB, van de Rijn M, Gilks CB, van de Rijn M, Gilks CB

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Abstract High-throughput microarray technologies have the potential to impact significantly on the practice of histopathology over the coming years. Global gene expression profiling allows for a systematic search of all human genes for novel diagnostic and prognostic markers and for potential therapeutic targets. Likewise, gene copy number changes can be determined on a gene-by-gene basis using microarrays. Tissue microarrays are an efficient method to extend and validate the findings obtained from the initial 'discovery' phase of the research, done using cDNA microarrays. In addition, tissue microarrays can be used for quality assurance for immunohistochemical and in situ hybridization procedures. In this review we give a brief overview of microarray technology and research uses, and discuss potential applications of microarrays in the practice of diagnostic histopathology.
This article was published in Histopathology and referenced in Immunotherapy: Open Access

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