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Table 2 Assessment of platform reproducibility, Pearson correlation of duplicate measurements§.

From: Evaluation of two commercial global miRNA expression profiling platforms for detection of less abundant miRNAs

Sample All assays detected The 125 spike-in miRNAs for which both platforms have assays
  miRCURY TaqMan miRCURY TaqMan
  r (n detected) r (n detected) r (n detected) r (n detected)
Synthetic #1 0.991 (253) 0.936 (233) 0.968 (125) 0.947 (109)
Synthetic #2 0.993 (244) 0.892 (259) 0.988 (125) 0.886 (116)
Spiked plasma RNA #1 0.994 (309) 0.983 (308) 0.995 (124) 0.982 (123)
Spiked plasma RNA #2 0.992 (300) 0.989 (308) 0.990 (124) 0.989 (119)
Plasma 0.954 (114) 0.959 (99) na na
No-RT control 0.773 (8) na (0) na na
  1. § Calculated for all assays with Ct's below the detection threshold (TaqMan Ct = 30, miRCURY Ct = 38) in both duplicates.