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A Biologist's Guide to Analysis of DNA Microarray Data

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A Biologist's Guide to Analysis of DNA Microarray Data

Steen Knudsen

ISBN: 978-0-471-46118-0 September 2011 148 Pages

Description

A great introductory book that details reliable approaches to problems met in standard microarray data analyses. It provides examples of established approaches such as cluster analysis, function prediction, and principle component analysis. Discover real examples to illustrate the key concepts of data analysis. Written for those without any advanced background in math, statistics, or computer sciences, this book is essential for anyone interested in harnessing the immense potential of microarrays in biology and medicine.
Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1. Introduction.

2. Overview of Data Analysis.

3. Basic Data Analysis.

4. Visualization by Reduction of Dimensionality.

5. Cluster Analysis.

6. Beyond Cluster Analysis.

7. Reverse Engineering of Regulatory Networks.

8. Molecular Classifiers.

9. Selection of Genes for Spotting on Arrays.

10. Limitations of Expression Analysis.

11. Genotyping Chips.

12. Software Issues and Data Formats.

13. Commercial Software Packages.

14. Bibliography.

Index.
"...a fine introduction to DNA microarray analysis using good concrete examples, well reasoned descriptions…and much-needed examination of the tools, technologies, and research resources...after reading this book, anyone new to microarray data should understand what can…be measured..." (Nature Genetics, Vol. 33, March 2003)

"...I'd recommend anyone setting out to use this methodology to buy a copy for the lab." (British Society for Cell Biology Newsletter)

"...This useful little book .... I'd recommend anyone setting out to use this methodology to buy a copy for the lab." (British Society for Developmental Biology Newsletter)