Tag Archives: differential gene expression

Moving RNA-Seq Forward – Challenges Ahead

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Next-generation sequencing technologies have revolutionarily advanced sequence-based research with the advantages of high-throughput, high-sensitivity, and high-speed. RNA-seq is now being used widely for uncovering multiple facets of transcriptome to facilitate the biological applications. However, the large-scale data analyses associated with ...

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Getting the most out of RNA-seq data analysis

A common research goal in transcriptome projects is to find genes that are differentially expressed in different phenotype classes. Biologists might wish to validate such gene candidates experimentally, or use them for downstream systems biology analysis. Producing a coherent differential ...

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The impact of quality filter for RNA-Seq

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With the emergence of large-scale sequencing platforms since 2005, there has been a great revolution regarding methods for decoding DNA sequences, which have also affected quantitative and qualitative gene expression analyses through the RNA-Sequencing technique. However, issues related to the ...

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Assessing technical performance in differential gene expression experiments with external spike-in RNA control ratio mixtures

There is a critical need for standard approaches to assess, report and compare the technical performance of genome-scale differential gene expression experiments. Here, an international team led by researchers at the NIST assess technical performance with a proposed standard ‘dashboard’ ...

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Challenges and strategies for RNA-Seq data analysis

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RNA-seq is a methodology for RNA profiling based on next-generation sequencing that enables to measure and compare gene expression patterns at unprecedented resolution. Although the appealing features of this technique have promoted its application to a wide panel of transcriptomics ...

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