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NIST Says Microarray Vendors are Behind
Nascent Gene Expression Standards Effort

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is making progress in its effort to create a consortium that could aid in standardizing gene expression measurements, a NIST official told BioArray News last week.

Marc Salit, a research chemist at NIST, said that agency representatives sat down with six "major" microarray manufacturers in Boulder, Colo., last month to "investigate ways of working together to explore issues of common interest.

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