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Paper report

Using gene chips to count DNA copy numbers

Aude Fahrer

  • Correspondence: Aude Fahrer

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Genome Biology 2000, 1:reports011  doi:10.1186/gb-2000-1-1-reports011

Published: 17 April 2000

Abstract

The use of cDNA microarrays for the study and mapping of gene amplifications and deletions on a whole-genome scale provides a comparison of DNA copy numbers in normal and tumor cells at unprecedented resolution.