Titel: DNA Microarrays: A Practical Approach
Herausgegeben von Mark Schena
OXFORD UNIV PR
1. August 1999 - kartoniert - 232 Seiten
DNA Microarrays: A Practical Approach is the first comprehensive overview of an exciting and powerful new technology. DNA microarrays, or biochips, are small glass chips embedded with ordered rows of DNA, providing a massive parallel platform for data gathering and representing a fundamental
technical advance in biomedical research. Such biochips gather data at an unprecedented rate by enabling the use of advanced fabrication, detection, and data mining technologies. Written and edited by experts in the field, this book provides fascinating insight into this remarkable advancement. It
opens with an introduction to the technology of DNA microarrays, emphasizing the methodological fundamentals of biochips, and continues with descriptions of the use of confocal scanning in microarray detection and techniques for the efficient cloning and screening of differentially expressed genes.
The chapters address many topics, among them assay optimization, antisense scanning arrays, the manufacture of molecular arrays, and gene expression analysis. Also addressed are the uses of expression data in bioinformatics, of active microelectronic arrays for DNA hybridization analysis, and of
microarray technology in pharmacogenomics. DNA Microarrays: A Practical Approach is ideal for researchers investigating patterns of gene expression (and the relationship with disease), and it is essential for any researcher interested in the use of biochips.
1. Genes, genomes, and chips: Introduction; Information content of genomes; microarray analysis; Applications of microarrays; Chips and pharmacogenomics; Summary; References; 2. Confocal scanning microscopy in microarray detection: Introduction - microarrays, fluorescence, and detection; Sample handling; Confocal scanning of microarrays; Wavelength discrimination - minimizing the background image; Detectors; Signal processing and instrument control; Instrument performance measures; Scanarray (registered trademark) confoccal microarray scanners; References; 3. Representational differences analysis and microarray hybridization for efficient cloning and screening of differentially expressed genes: Introduction; RDA; Generation of libraries from RDA subtractions; Microarray fabrication; microarray hybridization; Differential expression screening with microarrays; Summary; References; 4. Use of oligonucleotide arrays in enzymatic assays: assay optimization: Introduction; Fabrication of arrays; Preparation of target DNA; Hybridization to arrays; Enzyme catalysed extension reactions; Variations on protocols; References; 5. Antisense oligonucleotide scanning arrays: Introduction; Array fabrication; Acknowledgements; References; 6. Application of ink-jet printing technology to the manufacture of molecular arrays: Introduction; Ink-jet technology; Molecular array fabrication by synthesis; Molecular array fabrication by deposition; Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; 7. Gene expression analysis via cDNA microarrays of laser capture microdissected cells from fixed tissue: Ranelle C. Salunga, Hongqing Guo, Lin Luo, Anton Bittner, K. C. Joy, Jim R. Chambers, Jackson S. Wan, Michael R. Jackson, and Mark G. Erlander: Introduction; Laser capture microdissection; Generation of aRNA - first round; cDNA microarrays; Acknowledgements; References; 8. Expression data and the bioinformatics challenges: Genes/proteins; The raw data pipeline; The reference data warehouse; The structure of molecular information; Medial lexicon and donor sample registration; Data mining an expression data mart; Conclusions; References; 9. Active microelectronic arrays for DNA hybridization analysis: Introduction; Background on electronic array and hybridization technology; Active microelectronics array fabrication; Point mutation analysis on active electronic arrays; Microfabrication of active DNA chips; Example of single base discrimination analysis; Conclusions; References; 10. Gene chips and microarrays: applications in disease profiles, drug target discovery, drug action and toxicity: Introduction; Methods; Results; Discussion; Acknowledgements; References; Appendix; Index
'...With its well-laid out protocols, the book manages to instruct the reader well and should be accessible to both novice and expert molecular biologists alike' Aslib Book Guide