Scientists from the University of Southern California have been awarded $246,000 from the National Institutes of Health for the first year of a two-year project to develop a high-throughput, single-cell PCR method for analyzing genetic heterogeneity in tissue samples.

The technique, which combines attributes of tissue imaging, digital PCR, and real-time PCR, is expected to provide researchers with a tool to study low-frequency cancer-related mutations in morphologically intact tissue samples.

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