Table 2

Tables within the VTM database and examples of their content.

Table Name

Information held

Examples


User

User details

E-mail address

TMA Manufacturer

Manufacturer details

Name

TMA

Tissue Microarrays

Diagram of cores

Patient

Patient information

Gender

Biopsy

Biopsy details

Biopsy notes

Core

Core details

Tissue type

Spot

Spots in a slide

Magnification scanned

Experiment Slide

Experiment procedure

Treatment name

Slide scoring range

Scoring ranges

Staining category

Score

Results

Amt of Nuclear staining

Intensity Table

Staining intensity details

Staining type


Conway et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2006 7:256   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-7-256

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