[BioC] two color arrays normalization
naomi at stat.psu.edu
Tue Feb 10 17:33:36 CET 2009
Please keep the discussion on the list.
I have forgotten some of the specifics of the code, so I am going to
turn this over to someone else to respond.
At 11:19 AM 2/10/2009, Giusy Della Gatta wrote:
>Hi Naomi only another question,
>at this point I am wondering why I need the "Target file"
>(see in attachment)?
>I was sure that by composing this file was automatic the recognition
>of my reference and my treatment signals.
>From: Naomi Altman [mailto:naomi at stat.psu.edu]
>Sent: Tue 2/10/2009 8:33 AM
>To: Giusy Della Gatta; Naomi Altman
>Cc: bioconductor at stat.math.ethz.ch
>Subject: RE: [BioC] two color arrays normalization
>This will make no difference to the statistical tests and
>p-values. The simplest ways to get the M values right are:
>Either: Create the design matrix as in the limma manual - say
>designMatrix. Then switch sign.
>designMatrix= - designMatrix
>Then proceed as in the manual.
>Or: Create the design matrix and do the analysis (without switching
>sign). Call the output fit.out.
>The M-values are in fit.out$coef.
>fit.out$coef= - fit.out$coef
>At 10:32 PM 2/9/2009, Giusy Della Gatta wrote:
> >Hi Naomi,
> >my colleague told me that in the calculation of the M value
> >the green channel is used as reference by default.
> >You can see it also by considering the corrispondent formula:
> >(M = log(R/G) = log R - log G).
> >In my experiment, the red color is the reference
> >so I was thinking that in this case I have to use some
> >specific command to invert the M formula?
> >Thank you!
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Naomi Altman [mailto:naomi at stat.psu.edu]
> >Sent: Mon 2/9/2009 9:56 PM
> >To: Giusy Della Gatta; bioconductor at stat.math.ethz.ch
> >Subject: Re: [BioC] two color arrays normalization
> >If there is no dye-swap, then what do you mean by "swapping of the colors"?
> >At 07:56 PM 2/9/2009, Giusy Della Gatta wrote:
> > >Hi everybody,
> > >
> > >I am analyzing two color Agilent microarrays
> > >by using LIMMA package.
> > >In my specific case the red channel is representing
> > >"the reference" while the green channel is "the treatment".
> > >Is it enough to use the Target File composition to specify the name
> > >of the samples
> > >and their corrispondet channels? Or I have to use other specific commands
> > >to specify the "swapping" of the colors?
> > >
> > >Thank you in advance!
> > >Regards
> > >Giusy
> > >
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