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Understanding Cancer Series

  • Posted: 01/28/2005
  • Reviewed: 09/01/2006

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CGAP Helps Cancer Research in the Clinic: Step 2. Microarrays in Diagnosis

When an mRNA molecule finds a cDNA that shares the same gene of origin, base pairing occurs. The fluorescent dye attached to the mRNA allows the clinician to detect and measure this binding.

CGAP Helps Cancer Research in the Clinic: Step 2. Microarrays in Diagnosis