In the past few years a host of new instruments and tools (and even a few companies) have appeared for creating, imaging, and analyzing arrays. Below is a list of some of the companies that are active in this field, with the caveat that some new products and approaches may have inadvertently been missed.

The Expression Data Mining Tool (EDMT) is an intuitive query that sifts through large numbers of gene expression results and identifies those that meet selected criteria based on projects, experiments, and tissue type as well as thresholds for absolute expression levels and expression level changes. Results of queries are displayed in a variety of graphs such as scatter plots, bar graphs, or histograms.

The GeneChip Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) manages and tracks process data, raw data, and probe array results from multiple GeneChip systems or other GATC™ compatible sources. Specific process information such as bar-coded...

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