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Latest Cancer Genome Project Stories

2008-09-25 09:00:54

Affymetrix Inc. (Nasdaq:AFFX) announced today that the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has developed a catalog of structural genomic changes in almost 800 cancer cell lines using the company's Genome-Wide Human SNP Array 6.0. Cancer cell lines are invaluable reagents in analyzing the molecular biology of the disease as well as important tools in developing new healing methods. The core set of cancer cell lines developed by the Cancer Genome Project includes samples from most types of...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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