The Stanford Microarray Database

A User’s Guide
  • Jeremy Gollub
  • Catherine A. Ball
  • Gavin Sherlock
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 338)


The Stanford Microarray Database (SMD) is a DNA microarray research database that provides a large amount of data for public use. This chapter describes the use of the primary tools for searching, browsing, retrieving, and analyzing data available for SMD. With this introduction, researchers and students will be able to examine and analyze a large body of gene expression and other experiments. Additional tools for depositing, annotating, sharing, and analyzing data, available only to registered users, are also described. SMD is available for installation as a local database.

Key Words

DNA cDNA microarray gene expression database repository data analysis expression profiling clustering 


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© Humana Press Inc. 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeremy Gollub
    • 1
  • Catherine A. Ball
    • 1
  • Gavin Sherlock
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryStanford University Medical SchoolStanford
  2. 2.Department of GeneticsStanford University Medical SchoolStanford

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