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MicroMeasure: a new computer program for the collection and analysis of cytogenetic data.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11444703     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The ability to identify individual chromosomes in cytological preparations is an essential component of many investigations. While several computer software applications have been used to facilitate such quantitative karyotype analysis, most of these programs are limited by design for specific types of analyses, or can be used only with specific hardware configurations. MicroMeasure is a new image analysis application that may be used to collect data for a wide variety of chromosomal parameters from electronically captured or scanned images. Unlike similar applications, MicroMeasure may be individually configured by the end user to suit a wide variety of research needs. This program can be used with most common personal computers, and requires no unusual or specific hardware. MicroMeasure is made available to the research community without cost by the Department of Biology at Colorado State University via the World Wide Web at http://www.biology.colostate.edu/MicroMeasure.
Authors:
A Reeves
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Genome / National Research Council Canada = Génome / Conseil national de recherches Canada     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0831-2796     ISO Abbreviation:  Genome     Publication Date:  2001 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-07-10     Completed Date:  2001-12-07     Revised Date:  2002-11-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8704544     Medline TA:  Genome     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  439-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA. areeves@lamar.colostate.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Chromosome Banding / instrumentation,  methods
Chromosomes / genetics
Cytogenetics / instrumentation*,  methods*
Hordeum / genetics
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted / instrumentation,  methods
Internet
Karyotyping / instrumentation,  methods
Lycopersicon esculentum / genetics
Research Design
Software*

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