NEW YORK, March 9 – A Japanese tumorogenesis researcher arrived in New York on Wednesday to begin a mouse microarray project at Memorial Sloan-Kettering's Ludwig Center for Cancer Research only to find out that defects in the Affymetrix U74 mouse microarrays had stopped the project dead in its tracks. 

“That whole plan has been six months in the making,” said Michael Marino, a researcher at the Ludwig Institute. “Today we find we can’t go ahead with the research – it’s just wasting time.”

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