Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Nat Rev Genet. 2006 Aug;7(8):632-44.

Highly parallel genomic assays.

Author information

  • 1Illumina Inc., 9885 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego, California 92121, USA.

Abstract

Recent developments in highly parallel genome-wide assays are transforming the study of human health and disease. High-resolution whole-genome association studies of complex diseases are finally being undertaken after much hypothesizing about their merit for finding disease loci. The availability of inexpensive high-density SNP-genotyping arrays has made this feasible. Cancer biology will also be transformed by high-resolution genomic and epigenomic analysis. In the future, most cancers might be staged by high-resolution molecular profiling rather than by gross cytological analysis. Here, we describe the key developments that enable highly parallel genomic assays.

PMID:
16847463
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Nature Publishing Group
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk