|Application:||Gene expression microarray analysis|
|Number of samples:||12|
|Release date:||Nov 1 2006|
|Last update date:||Mar 16 2012|
|Dataset link||Microarray identification of functional modules involving Haptoglobin and/or Hemopexin|
We performed a gene expression analysis of the livers of Hp- and/or Hx-null mice compared to wild-type controls. The mice used in the following experiments, i.e. wild-type (Hp+/Hx+/), Hp-null (Hp-/-Hx+/), Hx-null (Hp+/Hx-/-), and HpHx-null (Hp-/-Hx-/-), were littermates derived by breeding F1 double heterozygous Hp+/-Hx+/- mice in the mixed genetic background C57/BLJ6 X 129Sv. We have three experimental points: Hx-null mice, Hp-null mice and HpHx-null mice. At least 5 adult mice per genotype were perfused via aorta with PBS, sacrificed and their liver pooled. Thirty microgram of total RNA were subjected to direct labeling reaction by incorporation of cyanin 3 (Cy3) or cyanin 5 (Cy5) fluorescent dyes into the cDNA by priming with oligo(dT). Four replicates were set up for each experimental point. In order to exclude artifacts resulting from different dye usage, we employed the dye-swap approach.