[Bioc-devel] annotation package for Affymetrix Hum6000 array

James W. MacDonald jmacdon at med.umich.edu
Wed Apr 26 15:32:40 CEST 2006

Laurent Gautier wrote:
> My guess is that there is a typo and that chip type is HU6800.

No, it isn't a typo. Affy had a chip they called the Hum6000 that had 
about 6500 probesets on it. Following normal BioC/affy conventions, I 
would just put hum6000 in the annotation slot.



> On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 10:08:13AM -0700, Ting-Yuan Liu wrote:
>>I am improving the experimental data set colonCA, which contains the data 
>>from  Alon et al. (1999, PubMed: 10359783).  I am trying to figure out 
>>what should be put in the "annotation" slot of the exprSet object for such 
>>data.  According to Alon 1999, they were using Affymetrix Hum6000 array, 
>>but I cannot find it in either Affymetrix website or BioConductor 
>>website.  Does anyone have ideas about what it is and what we should put 
>>in the annotation slot?  
>>Ting-Yuan Liu
>>Program in Computational Biology
>>Division of Public Health Sciences
>>Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
>>Seattle, WA, USA
>>Bioc-devel at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
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James W. MacDonald, M.S.
Affymetrix and cDNA Microarray Core
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