What is the most innovative thing you’ve done to keep array costs down? | GenomeWeb

A. We make our own nylon membrane arrays. We can make a 17k element cDNA array for a unit cost (time and materials) of less than $10. We have made over 50,000 of them. This allows us to consider almost any size or type of array experiment.

Kevin Becker
Head, Gene Expression and Genomics Unit
National Institute on Aging, NIH

 

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