DIRECT DETECTION OF HYPERMETHYLATION IN CANCER


Year of Award:
2006
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA122630
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-06-002
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
GHOSH, INDRANEEL
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
The long-term objective of the proposed research project is to provide a robust, sensitive, and rapid method for the direct detection of CpG island methylation in the promoter region of specific genes implicated in cancer. Cytosine methylation occurs at C