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Table 1 Probe distribution and purpose for B. cepacia 8,400 probe array design.

From: A comparison of alternative 60-mer probe designs in an in-situ synthesized oligonucleotide microarray

Probe Identity Probes Purpose
B. cenocepacia genes 6786 (5101 genes) Transcriptional profiling
   Replicate probes 1178 Determine inter-probe variance
   Alternative probes 558 Determine intra-probe variance
P. aeruginosa PAO1 genes 986 (50 genes) Assess probe specificity and optimize hybridization conditions
Positive controls 246 Troubleshooting and normalization/quantification
Agilent controls 386 Manufacturers requirement
Totals 8455 (5151 genes)