Applications of microarray technology in breast cancer research

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Microarrays provide a versatile platform for utilizing information from the Human Genome Project to benefit human health. This article reviews the ways in which microarray technology may be used in breast cancer research. Its diverse applications include monitoring chromosome gains and losses, tumour classification, drug discovery and development, DNA resequencing, mutation detection and investigating the mechanism of tumour development.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)158-175
Number of pages18
JournalBreast Cancer Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2001


  • Drug discovery
  • Genetic gains and losses
  • Microarray design
  • Microarrays
  • Mutation detection
  • Tumour classification

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