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Table 3 Representation of retinome and partial assemblies of heart, liver, and prostate transcriptomes in defined retina/RPE gene groups

From: The Retinome – Defining a reference transcriptome of the adult mammalian retina/retinal pigment epithelium

Transcriptome No. of non-redundant genes identified in ≥ 2 studies a) Retina / RPE-specific genes b) (n = 43) Vitamin A / phototrans-duction pathway c) (n = 57) Retina / RPE genes (verified by immunohisto-chemistry d)) (n = 260) Retinal disease genes e) (n = 102) Source / Reference
Retinome 13,037 43 53 204 87 Present publication
Heart (partial) 3,660 0 4 59 18 UniGene Build 166, SAGE library GSM1499
Liver (partial) 5,780 0 7 82 26 UniGene Build 166, SAGE library GSM785
Prostate (partial) 7,018 0 9 92 28 UniGene Build 166, SAGE libraries GSM685, GSM739, GSM764
  1. a) See additional Files 2, 9, 10 and 11 b) See additional File 5 c) See additional File 6d) See additional File 7 e) See additional File 8