[Bioperl-l] Bio::Expression & Re: ReseqChip, module/package name

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gmx.net
Fri Aug 24 14:25:57 EDT 2007


On Aug 24, 2007, at 1:20 PM, Chris Fields wrote:

>>> ...
>> The problem I see, with Bio::Expression, is that Resequencing chips
>> are not belongs to Expression chips.
>> (Expression chips are designed to hybridisize RNA strands and hence
>> measure RNA expression levels, on the other hand a resequencing
>> chip is based on DNA, also the design and the probe length is quite
>> different). So, from my point of view it make sence to differ
>> between dna and rna chips, at least.
>
> Then maybe the more generic Bio::Microarray namespace is the way to
> go, with the module name Bio::Microarray::Tools:: MitoChip.  If
> needed other tools can be added as needed.
>

Makes sense to me too. Presumably, regardless of DNA or RNA being  
hybridized or length of probes, the data that comes out of them is  
quite similar in a general nature (namely hybridization signals)?

	-hilmar
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