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Microarray-based gene expression profiles in multiple tissues of the domesticated silkworm, Bombyx mori

Qingyou Xia1, Daojun Cheng1, Jun Duan1, Genhong Wang1, Tingcai Cheng1, Xingfu Zha1, Chun Liu1, Ping Zhao1, Fangyin Dai1, Ze Zhang1, Ningjia He1, Liang Zhang2* and Zhonghuai Xiang1*

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1 The Key Sericultural Laboratory of Agricultural Ministry; the Key Laboratory for Sericultural Sciences and Genomics of the Ministry of Education, College of Biotechnology, Southwest University, Beibei, Chongqing 400715, China

2 National Engineering Center for Beijing Biochip Technology, Life Science Parkway, Changping District, Beijing 102206, China

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Genome Biology 2007, 8:R162  doi:10.1186/gb-2007-8-8-r162

Published: 4 August 2007

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Additional data file 1:

Dye-reversal image for a typical microarray hybridization reaction.

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The four genes previously confirmed experimentally to be tissue-specific.

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Expression consistency between tissue-specific genes identified from microarray data and their corresponding ESTs.

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Primer pairs that were tested for selected genes.

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Consistency between microarray identification and RT-PCR confirmation for the selected tissue-specific genes.

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Comparison of functional categories for genes differentially expressed in the A/MSG and PSG.

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Expressed orthologous genes between silkworm silk gland and Drosophila salivary gland.

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Midgut-specific genes.

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Screenshot of the database for the silkworm microarray data.

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