Microarray

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Title: Microarray
Description: An adult caucasian male laboratory technician sitting at computer that displays a microarray. DNA microarray technology is a powerful new research tool that allows scientists to assess the level of expression of a large subset of the 100,000 human genes in a cell or tissue. This technology can quickly produce a snapshot of the genes that are active in a tumor cell, critical information in narrowing the precise molecular causes of a cancer.
Topics/Categories: People -- Health Professional
Science and Technology -- Laboratory Techniques/Equipment
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Bill Branson (Photographer)
AV Number: AV-0010-4488
Date Created: October 2000
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.