DNA gene-expression microarray

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A process that allows thousands of pieces of DNA that are fixed to a glass slide to be analyzed at one time. It is used to identify the genes (pieces of DNA) in specific cells or tissue that are actively used to make RNA, which then may be used to make proteins.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "DNA gene-expression microarray"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "micromatriz de la expresión genética del ADN"

Proceso que permite analizar miles de fragmentos de ADN a la vez, en un portaobjetos de vidrio. Se usa para identificar los genes (fragmentos de ADN) en células o tejidos específicos que se usan activamente para elaborar ARN, que luego puede usarse para elaborar proteínas.