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DNA Methylation Microarrays

Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis

Sun-Chong Wang Art Petronis



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CRC Press
21 October 2019
Providing an interface between dry-bench bioinformaticians and wet-lab biologists, DNA Methylation Microarrays: Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis presents the statistical methods and tools to analyze high-throughput epigenomic data, in particular, DNA methylation microarray data. Since these microarrays share the same underlying principles as gene expression microarrays, many of the analyses in the text also apply to microarray-based gene expression and histone modification (ChIP-on-chip) studies.

After introducing basic statistics, the book describes wet-bench technologies that produce the data for analysis and explains how to preprocess the data to remove systematic artifacts resulting from measurement imperfections. It then explores differential methylation and genomic tiling arrays. Focusing on exploratory data analysis, the next several chapters show how cluster and network analyses can link the functions and roles of unannotated DNA elements with known ones. The book concludes by surveying the open source software (R and Bioconductor), public databases, and other online resources available for microarray research.

Requiring only limited knowledge of statistics and programming, this book helps readers gain a solid understanding of the methodological foundations of DNA microarray analysis.
By:   Sun-Chong Wang, Art Petronis
Imprint:   CRC Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   472g
ISBN:   9780367387402
ISBN 10:   0367387409
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   21 October 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Preface. Applied Statistics. DNA Methylation Microarrays and Quality Control. Experimental Design. Data Normalization. Significant Differential Methylation. High-Density Genomic Tiling Arrays. Cluster Analysis. Statistical Classification. Interdependency Network of DNA Methylation. Time Series Experiment. Online Annotations. Public Microarray Data Repositories. Open Source Software for Microarray Data Analysis. References. Index.

Wang, Sun-Chong; Petronis, Art

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