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Microarrays—the 21st century divining rod?

Artificial neural networks were used to decipher gene-expression signatures collected with DNA microarrays and to classify cancers into specific categories. Will this technology lead to better diagnostic tools and new therapeutic targets? (pages 673–679)

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Figure 1: Gene-expression patterns used to differentiate four types of SRBCT.


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He, Y., Friend, S. Microarrays—the 21st century divining rod?. Nat Med 7, 658–659 (2001).

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