By William C. S. Cho (auth.), William C.S. Cho (eds.)
Omics is an rising and intriguing quarter within the box of technology and drugs. a variety of promising advancements were elucidated utilizing omics (including genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, proteomics, metabolomics, interactomics, cytomics and bioinformatics) in melanoma study. the improvement of high-throughput applied sciences that let the answer of decoding melanoma from greater dimensionality will supply a data base which adjustments the face of melanoma realizing and therapeutics.
This is the 1st booklet to supply one of these complete assurance of a speedily evolving sector written by means of prime specialists within the box of omics. It complies and info state-of-the-art melanoma examine that covers the wide advances within the box and its program from cancer-associated gene discovery to drug goal validation. It additionally highlights the potential for utilizing integration technique for melanoma research.
This specified and well timed ebook presents a radical review of constructing omics, with a view to attract a person eager about melanoma study. it will likely be an invaluable reference booklet for graduate scholars of alternative matters (medicine, biology, engineering, and so forth) and senior scientists drawn to the attention-grabbing zone of complex applied sciences in melanoma research.
Readership: this can be a important booklet for every type of readers – melanoma researchers, oncologists, pathologists, biologists, scientific chemists, pharmacologists, pharmaceutical experts, biostatisticians, and bioinformaticists who are looking to extend their wisdom in melanoma research.
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S. V. A. Klomp et al. oligonucleotide sequences (probes) that have been arrayed onto a solid substrate (the gene expression “chip”). Complementary oligonucleotide probes are designed to hybridize with high affinity to the RNA produced by individual genes. During chip construction, photolithographic or fine-liquid handling techniques are used to deposit these gene-specific oligonucleotide probes in precise locations on the solid surface. Since the surface area required by the probes is very small, thousands to millions of unique probes can be arrayed on a single chip.
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