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Microarrays in the clinic

The MicroArray Quality Control (MAQC) consortium has evaluated methods for making clinically useful predictions from large-scale gene expression data.

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Figure 1: Using microarrays to make clinical predictions.


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Tillinghast, G. Microarrays in the clinic. Nat Biotechnol 28, 810–812 (2010).

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