NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany are using Affymetrix’s Whole Transcript gene expression technology to develop a diagnostic test to detect drug-induced liver toxicity, the company said today.

Drug-induced liver toxicity is a common side effect of drug therapies and is “the most frequent reason why registered drugs are withdrawn from the market,” Affy said.

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