Table 3

Representation of retinome and partial assemblies of heart, liver, and prostate transcriptomes in defined retina/RPE gene groups

Transcriptome

No. of non-redundant genes identified in ≥ 2 studies a)

Retina / RPE-specific genes b) (n = 43)

Vitamin A / phototrans-duction pathway c) (n = 57)

Retina / RPE genes (verified by immunohisto-chemistry d)) (n = 260)

Retinal disease genes e) (n = 102)

Source / Reference


Retinome

13,037

43

53

204

87

Present publication

Heart (partial)

3,660

0

4

59

18

UniGene Build 166, SAGE library GSM1499

Liver (partial)

5,780

0

7

82

26

UniGene Build 166, SAGE library GSM785

Prostate (partial)

7,018

0

9

92

28

UniGene Build 166, SAGE libraries GSM685, GSM739, GSM764


a) See additional Files 2, 9, 10 and 11 b) See additional File 5 c) See additional File 6d) See additional File 7 e) See additional File 8

Schulz et al. BMC Genomics 2004 5:50   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-5-50

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