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Table 1 Comparison of gene expression measurements between Affymetrix microarray and Fluidigm 96.96 dynamic array.

From: Quantitative miRNA Expression Analysis Using Fluidigm Microfluidics Dynamic Arrays

Platform Sample Background Signal to Noise Positive Signal Intensity or Ct Detection Rate (%) Replicate Correlation
   AVE MAX   MIN MAX AVE   
Microarray
(847 miRNA)
FF#1a 2.66 15.79 189 3.49 10530 503 33 0.997
  FF#1b 2.66 11.68 185 1.73 10313 493 33  
  FFPE#9a 2.26 35.38 208 2.34 9331 470 35 0.996
  FFPE#9b 2.22 17.85 209 2.59 8724 464 35  
96.96 dynamic array
(94 miRNA)
FF#1a N/A N/A - 7.9 22.4 16.7 91 0.954
  FF#1b N/A N/A - 5.0 22.7 16.2 91  
  FFPE#9a N/A N/A - 5.9 35.9 19.5 85 0.956
  FFPE#9b N/A N/A - 4.2 34.9 19.0 85  
  1. Samples are as described in the method; N/A, not applicable.