Way back in 1997 a company launched one of the first commercial expression microarrays. The company was Affymetrix, the technology was micro-lithography, and the excitement around this new technology was palpable in the days before even the Human Genome Project had been completed.
NanoString is a startup company that has commercialized a product called the nCounter™ system. It is able to take an RNA sample and look at the expression level of up to 800 genes per sample, and recent news indicates that it is in current preparation for an IPO.
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