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

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Finding New Drugs With Microarrays

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Another important use of microarrays occurs in pharmacogenomics, an area of research that studies why certain drugs work in combination with particular genetic expression patterns, but not with others. This information is being used to design new drugs that target cancer cells without affecting normal ones.

Finding New Drugs With Microarrays