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Evaluation of real-time quantitative PCR machines for the monitoring of fusion gene transcripts using the Europe against cancer protocol

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This work was supported by a grant from the French Ministry of Employment and Solidarity for the: ‘Innovative and Expensive Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tools Programme.’ We would like to thank the laboratories which participated in the first GBMHM workshop especially Becker M, Cornillet-Lefebvre P, Fontenay M, Gachard N, Leotard B, Letestu R, Lippert E, Marzac C, Mozziconacci MJ and Sorel N. We would also like to thank all the companies who participated in this study by loaning their machines.

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Silvy, M., Mancini, J., Thirion, X. et al. Evaluation of real-time quantitative PCR machines for the monitoring of fusion gene transcripts using the Europe against cancer protocol. Leukemia 19, 305–307 (2005).

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