Question: Comparing transcriptomic data of the same species from different developmental stages
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14 months ago by
Cookie-san0 wrote:

Hello! I have transcriptomic data for several different developmental stages of the SAME SPECIES OF INSECT. My goal is to find a set of genes (and the corresponding proteins) that are highly expressed THROUGHOUT the life cycle of the insect.

Should I manually check each set of data or is there some other procedure I can follow? Can you please point me in the right direction?

Thanks a ton!

ADD COMMENTlink modified 14 months ago by geek_y9.3k • written 14 months ago by Cookie-san0
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geek_y9.3k wrote:

There are some softwares designed to handle time series data. Basically you need to do a fuzzy clustering to identify the patterns of gene expression. Few of several are maSigPro, Mfuzz

ADD COMMENTlink written 14 months ago by geek_y9.3k

The transcriptome data is available for each individual stage, so I don't think this can be considered time series data... Anyway, thank you very much for your answer, I will check those R packages out and be right back!

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