Table 2

The differences between microarray platforms used in the project (source: Affymetrix and Agilent data sheets)
Affymetrix human genome U133 Plus 2.0 Affymetrix human Exon1.0 ST Agilent human miRNA Microarray 2.0
Total features per array ~ 1 million > 5.5 million ~ 15,000
Probe sets >54,000 1.4 million 821
Exon clusters / Transcripts / miRNAs ~47,400 >1 million 723 human + 76 viral
Oligonucleotide probe length 25-mer 25-mer ~ 40–60 nucleotides
Resolution 11 pairs/transcript, 16.1 /gene 5.8 /exon, 44.8 /gene 20–40 /sequence
Feature size 11 μm 5 μm 65 μm

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