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Genomatix Microarray Analysis Pipeline achieves Affymetrix GeneChip compatible?status

Genomatix Software GmbH today announced that it has achieved GeneChip-compatible TM status for several products with the Affymetrix Inc. GeneChip® microarray platform and that it has joined Affymetrix GeneChip-compatible Applications Program, which provides customers with a broad spectrum of sof...

New Study from Affymetrix Laboratories Points to Changing View of How Genome Works

Scientists at Affymetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFFX) reported today in Science magazine online that they have completed a high-resolution scan of structure and function for nearly 30 percent of the human genome sequence. In collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, the research team used high-dens...

House Ear Institute, TGen and Belgian researchers identify gene in age-related hearing loss

...gues at the Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), affymetrix in Santa Clara, Calif., and the University of Antwerp, Belgium. It uncovere...samples and identified genetic risks. In the lab, the research team used affymetrix GeneChip Human Mapping 500K to score markers across the entire genome of mo...

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on growing role of molecular diagnostics

...pectrometry," notes John Sterling, Editor-in-Chief of GEN. "Molecular diagnostics are particularly applicable to the early detection of cancer." affymetrix and Illumina have both created array-based products that enable high-speed analysis of DNA, RNA, and proteins as tools for disease research, drug deve...

Researchers expand efforts to explore functional landscape of the human genome

...precipitation for a few key DNA-binding factors. Chromatin is the complex of DNA and proteins that makes up chromosomes. Thomas Gingeras, Ph.D.; affymetrix Inc., Santa Clara, Calif.; $10.2 million (four years); Comprehensive Characterization and Classification of the Human Transcriptome. This group will i...

Research team identifies new Alzheimer's gene

...izations contributed to the genome-wide scan using affymetrix microarray technology. The team screened the DNA f...e at such a high-level of detail. By utilizing the affymetrix 500K Arrays, the study’s researchers rapidly produ...of a fundamental life science discovery made by an affymetrix customer. Our latest microarray technology contin...

Gene expression test reveals ER and HER-2 status of breast tumors

...e these tests to recommend treatment for patients with newly diagnosed stage I-III breast cancer. In the Lancet Oncology paper, they employed an affymetrix microarray to gather estrogen receptor and HER-2 receptor gene expression data from 495 breast cancer samples from seven institutions. The samples inc...

NIH neuroscience microarray consortium launches high-throughput genotyping services

...t it has added high-density genotyping on both the affymetrix and Illumina platforms to its list of services. St...rs both expression profiling and SNP genotyping on affymetrix Genechips. UCLA, in addition to the affymetrix platform, processes Agilent arrays; Duke offers LC...

Affymetrix 500K array used to identify memory gene

... affymetrix Inc. announced today that researchers at the Trans...Institute (TGen) in Phoenix, Arizona have used the affymetrix 500K Array to discover a gene--called Kibra--assoc... and Mayo Clinic Scottsdale. "Using the latest affymetrix 500K Array, we have shed light on the fundamental ...

New technology used to construct the first map of structural variation in the human genome

...We used it to help identify 1,447 CNVs, which covered 12% of the human genome." The other paper presents a new multi-step algorithm used with the affymetrix GeneChip® Human Mapping 500K Early Access SNP arrays. The specificity of the algorithm, coupled with the increased probe density of these arrays, per...

Mitochondrial DNA sequencing tool updated

... cost, much of the subsequent research progressed slowly or stalled. By 1996, new technology brought new opportunity. Scientists with the company affymetrix in Santa Clara, Calif. developed the first mitochondrial sequencing microarray. Roughly the size of a quarter, the silicon chip had lithographically ...

Two NIH initiatives launch intensive efforts to find roots of common diseases

...pecially Pfizer Global Research & Development of New London, Conn.; and affymetrix Inc. of Santa Clara, Calif., to accelerate genome association studies to fi...ation established by Congress to support the mission of the NIH; Pfizer and affymetrix is being created to further accelerate this important research on the genet...

First SCID gene chip to be introduced at Academy meeting on immunodeficiencies

...iting. The Jeffrey Modell Foundation began this collaboration with NIH and affymetrix only six months ago and never dreamed that this technology could have been ... Early Through Newborn Screening," a report on a joint venture between NIH, affymetrix Inc. and the Jeffrey Modell Foundation in developing genetic screening for ...

Affymetrix and bioMerieux Extend Their Agreement on GeneChip(R) Technology to Breast Cancer Diagnostics

... affymetrix Inc. (Nasdaq: AFFX) and bioMerieux announced today that affymetrix has granted bioMerieux long-term and comprehensive...ology and we are pleased that they have chosen the affymetrix platform for this project." Under the Powered b...

Affymetrix Launches New Globin-Reduction Kits and Protocol Developed with PreAnalytiX

... affymetrix Inc. (Nasdaq: AFFX), announced today the launch of...AnalytiX PAXgene(TM) Blood RNA System for use with affymetrix GeneChip technology and improve gene expression pr...tp://www.preanalytix.com . About Affymetrix: affymetrix scientists invented the world's first microarray i...

Different microarray systems more alike than previously thought

...ice. Five laboratories used commercially available affymetrix microarrays, and five labs used either of two more...oved inconsistent. Previous studies indicated that affymetrix GeneChips, for example, the commercially available...rovided different results from other platforms. affymetrix GeneChips provided highly reproducible, or consist...

Affymetrix Licenses Microfluidics Technology From Caliper Life Sciences

...daq: AFFX) today announced that Caliper has issued affymetrix a non-exclusive license to use a portion of Calipe...enomics applications. In exchange for the license, affymetrix will pay upfront licensing fees and royalties on f... pleased that a leading life sciences company like affymetrix recognizes the vast potential of LabChip technolog...

Asthma gene clusters identified

...e severest forms of asthma. The findings appear in the Feb. 10 issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. The study is based on an affymetrix "GeneChip" analysis of RNA isolated from the nasal epithelium of children who have an acute case of asthma or asthma stabilized with medication. The a...

Affymetrix and Stratagene Announce Strategic Software Alliance

... affymetrix and Stratagene announced today that they have e...tegic alliance under which Stratagene will provide affymetrix customers with new software solutions for GeneChip...red as a standard statistical analysis solution of affymetrix gene expression microarrays. In April 2005,...

Affymetrix and the Karolinska Institutet Announce Translational Medicine Strategic Alliance

... affymetrix Inc. (Nasdaq: AFFX - News) and Karolinska Institut... Karolinska Institutet agreement is part of the affymetrix Translational Medicine Initiative. The goal of the...leading clinical research institutes with advanced affymetrix microarray technology. Karolinska Institutet wi...

Affymetrix Unveils Plans to Double Plant and Animal Genome Microarray Offering

...enome Conference XIII in San Diego, Calif. feature affymetrix arrays launched in 2004 under the Consortia Progra...tophthora sojae infection of the soybean plant The affymetrix GeneChip Consortia Program is a collaborative init...munities to consolidate their sequence data on the affymetrix industry-standard GeneChip brand platform. In 2004...
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