Table 8

Representing SDRF from Table 2 by a set of two SDRF files: first spreadsheet.

Sample ID

Characteristics [Organism]

Characteristics [OrganismPart]

Protocol REF

Extract ID

Protocol REF

Label

Hybridization ID


liver 1

Homo sapiens

liver

P-XMPL-1

Extract 1

P-XMPL-3

Cy3

Hyb 1

liver 2

Homo sapiens

liver

P-XMPL-1

Extract 2

P-XMPL-3

Cy3

Hyb 1

kidney 1

Homo sapiens

kidney

P-XMPL-1

Extract 3

P-XMPL-3

Cy3

Hyb 2

kidney 2

Homo sapiens

kidney

P-XMPL-1

Extract 4

P-XMPL-3

Cy3

Hyb 2

brain 1

Homo sapiens

brain

P-XMPL-1

Extract 5

P-XMPL-3

Cy3

Hyb 3

brain 2

Homo sapiens

brain

P-XMPL-1

Extract 6

P-XMPL-3

Cy3

Hyb 3

Extract reference

P-XMPL-3

Cy5

Hyb 1

Extract reference

P-XMPL-3

Cy5

Hyb 2

Extract reference

P-XMPL-3

Cy5

Hyb 3


Such splitting of an SDRF spreadsheet can be done on any ID column, which becomes the last column in the first spreadsheet (this table) and is repeated as the first column in the second spreadsheet (Table 9).

Rayner et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2006 7:489   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-7-489

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