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From: Doug McDonald <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] SNPs on chip
Date: Sat, 07 Jun 2008 07:17:01 -0500
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RICHARD KENYON wrote:
> The website of the Keck lab at Yale University (to which I gave a link
> in an earlier message) included a price list for Affymetrix and Illumina
> chip processing. Some applications might require considerable developmental
> expenses to design the chip. However in the case of a y-DNA chip, the choice
> of oligonucleotides would be simple, once the set of SNPs to be tested has
> been selected. (It's not clear to me if SNPs that are actually insertions or
> deletions, rather than simple base substitutions, can be tested as easily on
> a micro-array).
This depends on the exact case. Some can, some can't.