Celsius: a community resource for Affymetrix microarray data
Department of Human Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, 90095, USA
Genome Biology 2007, 8:R112 doi:10.1186/gb-2007-8-6-r112Published: 14 June 2007
Celsius is a data warehousing system to aggregate Affymetrix CEL files and associated metadata. It provides mechanisms for importing, storing, querying, and exporting large volumes of primary and pre-processed microarray data. Celsius contains ten billion assay measurements and affiliated metadata. It is the largest publicly available source of Affymetrix microarray data, and through sheer volume it allows a sophisticated, broad view of transcription that has not previously been possible.