Gene Expression Databases

Abstract

Gene expression databases store information about the absolute or relative abundance of gene transcription products in various biological samples, such as cells from a particular tissue in a particular organism, or a particular cell line. These databases allow one to access, select, retrieve and combine for analysis gene expression datasets generated by one's own or other laboratories.

Keywords: gene expression; microarrays; database

Figure 1.

Conceptual design of microarray‐based gene expression database ArrayExpress.

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Further Reading

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Brazma, Alvis, and Sarkans, Ugis(Dec 2007) Gene Expression Databases. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005248.pub2]