Question: Meta analysis of microarray data merits and demerits
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4.7 years ago by
mathavanbioinfo50 wrote:

Hello friends, Meta analysis of micro-array data may help to identify novel insights of gene expression data sets.Most of the meta analysis work form cancer studies. can i use this methodology for viral or bacterial data sets and also kindly share ideas on merits and demerits of meta-analysis of micro-array data

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 4.7 years ago by Biostar ♦♦ 20 • written 4.7 years ago by mathavanbioinfo50

Yes you can use the same methods. For me the value of microarray metaanalysis relates to reproducibility and the detection of robust changes, not novelty. I think there are other questions on here that relate to the methods.

ADD REPLYlink written 4.7 years ago by russhh5.5k

meta analysis of microarray data is really hard, especially when you have different platforms. Here's some resources:

ADD REPLYlink written 3.3 years ago by mforde841.3k
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