Table 2

Description of the six microarray datasets used.

Cancer Type

Number of samples

Number of Metastatic samples

Affymetrix Platform

Number of probesets

Number of genes


Cervical

33

12

HG-U133 P2

5,4675

20,271

Prostate

90

25

HG-U95Av2

1,2625

9,000

Gastric

22

15

Hu6800

7,129

5,526

Colon

6

3

HG-U133A

22,283

13,069

OSCC*

27

19

HG-U133A

22,283

13,069

RCC#

32

10

HG-U133A

22,283

13,069


Raw data were downloaded from the NCBI GEO database. *OSCC = oral squamous cell carcinoma; #RCC = renal cell carcinoma

Tsoi et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2011 12:438   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-12-438

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