Applications of microarray technology in breast cancer research

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Abstract

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
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2001

Keywords

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

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