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GeneChip® Rat Exon ST Array

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GeneChip® Rat Exon ST Array offers new insight and powerful key information for researchers.

Part # Description Unit Size
GeneChip® Rat Exon 1.0 ST Array and GeneChip® WT PLUS Reagent Kit
Sufficient for 30 samples   
GeneChip® Rat Exon 1.0 ST Array and GeneChip® WT PLUS Reagent Kit
Sufficient for 10 samples   
GeneChip Rat Exon 1.0 ST Array
contains 30 arrays   
GeneChip Rat Exon 1.0 ST Array
contains 6 arrays   
GeneChip Rat Exon 1.0 ST Array
contains 2 arrays   

With approximately four probes per exon and roughly 40 probes per gene, the GeneChip® Rat Exon 1.0 ST Array enables two complementary levels of analysis—gene expression and alternative splicing.

Multiple probes per exon enable "exon-level" analysis and allow you to distinguish between different isoforms of a gene. This exon-level analysis on a whole-genome scale opens the door to detecting specific alterations in exon usage that may play a central role in disease mechanism and etiology.

The second level is "gene-level" expression analysis, in which multiple probes on different exons are summarized into an expression value of all transcripts from the same gene.

Exon arrays provide the most comprehensive coverage of the genome, including empirically supported and predicted transcribed sequences, enabling the discovery of previously unidentified novel events.

Array Features

  • Highest resolution expression analysis, interrogating over 850,000 exon clusters within the known and predicted transcribed regions of the entire genome.

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  • Tailored GeneChip® Whole Transcript (WT) Assay and Reagents utilizing a random priming method for generating sense targets along the entire length of the transcripts.

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  • Flexible data analysis solutions and comprehensive annotation, giving you the opportunity to explore and dissect the data in various user-defined workflows.

Design Statistics Summary

Probe Sets ~ 1 million
Exon Clusters 850,000
Supported by Putative Full-Length mRNA 92,038 probe sets
Supported by Ensembl Transcripts 195,943 probe sets
Supported by EST 211,451 probe sets
Supported by Human or Rat mRNA 272,061 probe sets
Supported by Gene Prediction 875,666 probe sets
Probe Selection Region Along the entire length of the transcripts
Probes/Probe Selection Region
Background Subtraction Strategy Median intensity of up to 1,000 background probes with the same GC content
Total Features Per Array ~ 4,000,000
Interrogated Strand Sense²
¹ About 10 percent of the exon probe sets have fewer than four probes due to the probe selection region length and sequence constraints. ² The probes tiled on the array are designed in the anti-sense orientation, requiring sense-strand labeled targets to be hybridized to the array. By convention, the array is called ST array representing the necessity of using sense targets (the labeled samples to be hybridized to the array).

New XRAY demos for exon expression analysis

For research use only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


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