WTCCCWellcome Trust Case Control Consortium (geneticists collaboration)
WTCCCWest Tennessee Clean Cities Coalition (Memphis, TN)
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OGT's highly skilled microarray services team looks forward to delivering the quality results demanded by WTCCC, using precision Agilent arrays and Velocity11 automation.
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This latest WTCCC study builds on the success of the first phase, in which Affymetrix and the Wellcome Trust collaborated to genotype more than 17,000 samples to detect 24 genetic associations across bipolar disorder, coronary artery disease, Crohn's disease, hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.
The first phase of the WTCCC study has been one of the most successful scientific collaborations in disease genetics worldwide," said Leena Peltonen, M.
The WTCCC is a team of leading human geneticists from more than 50 different research institutes throughout the United Kingdom, including the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Leicester University, Cambridge University and Oxford University.
For more information on a recent WTCCC discovery using Affymetrix genotyping products, please visit:
The WTCCC studies will take advantage of the evolving partnership between Perlegen and Affymetrix.
We are thrilled to work with the world-class scientists from the WTCCC in rapidly applying Affymetrix' unparalleled technology to statistically powerful studies of serious diseases that affect so many people," said Brad Margus, Chief Executive Officer of Perlegen.