Single-cell analysis: Advances and future perspectives

  • Emir Hodzic University of California at Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine
Keywords: Single cell, analysis, DNA, RNA, genome

Abstract

The last several years have seen rapid development of technologies and methods that permit a detailed analysis of the genome and transcriptome of a single cell. Recent evidence from studies of single cells reveals that each cell type has a distinct lineage and function. The lineage and stage of development of each cell determine how they respond to each other and the environment. Experimental approaches that utilize single-cell analysis are effective means to understand how cell networks work in concert to coordinate a response at the population level; recent progress in single-cell analysis is offering a glimpse at the future.

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Author Biography

Emir Hodzic, University of California at Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine
Emir Hodzic is a director of Real-Time PCR Research & Diagnostic Core Facility, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis and a faculty microbiologist and molecular biologist, at the Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine.

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Published
2016-11-10
How to Cite
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Hodzic E. Single-cell analysis: Advances and future perspectives. Bosn J of Basic Med Sci [Internet]. 2016Nov.10 [cited 2019Nov.17];16(4):313-4. Available from: http://bjbms.org/ojs/index.php/bjbms/article/view/1371
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New and Emerging Medical Entities