Table 1

Comparison of Affymetrix arrays designed for analysis of the pig transcriptome.

Porcine Genome Array

PorGene-1_0-st-v1

Snowball


Genome build

UniGene Build 28 (2004)

Genome build 9

Genome build 9


Design type

3' bias

whole transcript

whole transcript

Number of probes

531,272

572,667

1,091,987

Number of probesets

23,937

144,644

47,485

Mismatch probes

Yes

No

No

Includes non-coding RNAs

No

No

Yes


A comparison of different porcine expression arrays manufactured by Affymetrix. This table compares the major features of the two commercial Affymetrix expression arrays that have been designed for studies of the pig transcriptome with the array designed and used for this study.

Freeman et al. BMC Biology 2012 10:90   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-10-90

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