Autogen separates signal from background on microarray images.
Although semiautomated processing software provides clear advantages over previous microarray image analysis methods, its accuracy depends on the user's knowledge and experience. A fully automated system would provide consistency and minimize the possibility of human error. To this end, BioDiscovery has recently introduced the AutoGene Microarray Image Analysis System, a fully automated system that searches an image for DNA hybridization spots without any human assistance. AutoGene, which works with both membranes and slides, detects and separates spot signals from contamination and background. The operator just...
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