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Computer-aided visualization and analysis system for sequence evaluation

United States Patent Application

20040175718
A1
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A computer system (1) for analyzing nucleic acid sequences is provided. The computer system is used to perform multiple methods for determining unknown bases by analyzing the fluorescence intensities of hybridized nucleic acid probes. The results of individual experiments may be improved by processing nucleic acid sequences together. Comparative analysis of multiple experiments is also provided by displaying reference sequences in one area (814) and sample sequences in another area (816) on a display device (3).
Chee, Mark S. (Palo Alto, CA), Wang, Chunwei (Cupertino, CA), Jevons, Luis C. (Sunnyvale, CA), Bernhart, Derek H. (Palo Alto, CA), Lipshutz, Robert J. (Palo Alto, CA)
AFFYMETRIX, INC. (Santa Clara CA)
10/ 616,228
July 8, 2003
[0001] Portions of the material in this specification arose in the course of or under contract nos. 92ER81275 (SBIR) between Affymetrix, Inc. and the Department of Energy and/or H600813-1, -2 between Affymetrix, Inc. and the National Institutes of Health.