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Table 1 Comparison of Affymetrix arrays designed for analysis of the pig transcriptome.

From: A gene expression atlas of the domestic pig

  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
  1. 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.