A Resource for the Analysis of Stem Cell Gene Expression Data
  • Christopher J. Porter
  • Gareth A. Palidwor
  • Reatha Sandie
  • Paul M. Krzyzanowski
  • Enrique M. Muro
  • Carolina Perez-Iratxeta
  • Miguel A. Andrade-Navarro
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 407)


StemBase is a database of gene expression data obtained from stem cells and derivatives mainly from mouse and human using DNA microarrays and Serial Analysis of Gene Expression. Here, we describe this database and indicate ways to use it for the study the expression of particular genes in stem cells or to search for genes with particular expression profiles in stem cells, which could be associated to stem cell function or used as stem cell markers.


Databases Bioinformatics Gene expression DNA microarrays Serial Analysis of Gene Expression Stem cells Data mining 


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© Humana Press 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher J. Porter
    • 1
  • Gareth A. Palidwor
    • 1
  • Reatha Sandie
    • 1
  • Paul M. Krzyzanowski
    • 1
  • Enrique M. Muro
    • 1
  • Carolina Perez-Iratxeta
    • 1
  • Miguel A. Andrade-Navarro
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Molecular Medicine ProgramOttawa Health Research InstituteOttawaCanada
  2. 2.Department of Cellular and Molecular MedicineUniversity of OttawaOttawaCanada

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