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Table 1 Characteristics of relevant microarray platforms

From: Empirical comparison of cross-platform normalization methods for gene expression data

Manufacture Platform Probe Length Probe Type Probe Construction Number of Probes Label Type Detection method
Applied Biosystems Human Genome Survey Microarray v2.0 60 DNA oligonucleotide with 3' carbon spacer to reduce steric effects Presynthesized and contact spotted 32878 Digoxigenin (DIG) UTP anti-DIG phosphatase catalyzed Chemiluminescence
Affymetrix HG-U133 Plus 2.0 GeneChip® 25 DNA oligonucleotide In situ photolithography 54675 Biotin phycoerythrin-streptavidin-antibody fluorescence
Agilent Whole Human Genome Oligo Microarray, G4112A 60 DNA oligonucleotide In situ inkjet printing 43931 Cy3 or Cy5 Cy3 or Cy5 fluorescence
Illumina Human-6 BeadChip, 48K v1.0 50 DNA oligonucleotide with 29 base address sequence as linker Presynthesized, immobilized on beads, and randomly deposited in wells 47293 Biotin strepatavidin-Cy3 fluorescence
  1. Characteristics of microarray platforms analyzed in this work. See references [710] for information sources.