Over at Buried Treasure, Lars Juhl Jensen blogs about a recent attempt to use comparative computational approaches to mine gene expression data for cell cycle genes that might be implicated in cancer. He took several hundred genes from the Cancer Genome Project and then overlapped them with data from a microarray cell cycle gene expression study.

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