Table 2

Description of all microarray datasets analyzed in this study.

Category

Tissue

# Samples

Platform

GEO reference

Sample Description


Epithelial

Mouth

5

U133A

GSE8987

5 never smokers

Epithelial

Bronch

23

U133A

GSE994

23 never smokers

Epithelial

Nose

8

U133A+2.0

GSE8987

8 never smokers

Epithelial

Nose

11

U133A

GSE2395

11 normal nasal epithelial samples; from cystic fibrosis study

Epithelial

Lung

14

U133A

GSE1650

no/mild emphysema patients; from COPD study

Epithelial

Skin

5

U133A

GSE5667

normal skin tissue

Epithelial

Esophagus

8

U133A

GSE1420

normal esophageal epithelium

Mostly epithelial

Kidney

8

U133+2.0

GSE3526

4 kidney cortex, 4 kidney medulla (post-mortem)

non epithelial

Bone marrow

5

U133+2.0

GSE3526

5 bone marrow (post-mortem)

non epithelial

Heart

5

U133A

GSE2240

left ventricular myocardium, non-failing

non epithelial

Brain

11

U133A

GSE5389

postmortem orbitofrontal cortex


Microarray datasets from 9 studies obtained from GEO, as well as the 2 datasets from this study are listed. Tissue type, total sample numbers, microarray platform, GEO accession number, and a brief description of each dataset are included.

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