Methods to profile gene expression

Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2001 Feb;11(2):49-54. doi: 10.1016/s1050-1738(01)00085-8.


Molecular biology has been influenced tremendously by recent technological advancements in miniaturization and automation. One consequence has been the development of robust and sensitive methods to analyze gene expression. The ability to evaluate systematically the expression of every mammalian gene is now technically feasible. The methods available for gene expression profiling, and their application in cardiovascular research, are the topics of this review.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Blotting, Northern / methods
  • Expressed Sequence Tags
  • Gene Expression / genetics*
  • Gene Expression Profiling / methods*
  • Humans
  • Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis / methods
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods