SEATTLE — The External RNA Controls Consortium, a 2-year old organization that has joined the biochip industry with the US government and the biggest names in global pharma on a mission to standardize microarray data, will most likely have a set of group-endorsed standards in the hands of users by 2006. The consortium also plans to make pre-approved protocols available as soon as this summer, a leader of the ERCC told BioArray News at the Northwest Gene Expression Conference held here last week.

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