An Overview of Spotfire for Gene‐Expression Studies

Deepak Kaushal1, Clayton W. Naeve1

1 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
Publication Name:  Current Protocols in Human Genetics
Unit Number:  Unit 11.9
DOI:  10.1002/0471142905.hg1109s45
Online Posting Date:  May, 2005
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Abstract

Spotfire DecisionSite for Functional Genomics (referred to here as Spotfire) is a powerful data mining and visualization application with use in many disciplines. This unit provides an overview of Spotfire's utility in analyzing gene expression data obtained from DNA microarray experiments. Analysis of microarray data requires software‚Äźbased solutions able to handle and manipulate the enormous amount of data generated. Spotfire provides a solution for accessing, analyzing and visualizing data generated from microarray experiments. Spotfire is designed to allow biologists with little or no programming or statistical skills to transform, process, and analyze microarray data.

Keywords: microarray; Spotfire; gene expression; overview; DNA

     
 
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Table of Contents

  • Necessary Requirements for Using the Functional Genomics Module of Spotfire
  • Overview of Spotfire Visualization Window
  • DecisionSite Navigator
  • Visualizations
  • Query Devices
  • Details‐on‐Demand
  • Strengths and Weaknesses of Spotfire as a Desktop Microarray Analysis Software
  • Literature Cited
  • Figures
     
 
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