[BioC] About Illumina annotation IDENTIFIERS

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Sun May 25 16:12:37 CEST 2008

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 9:46 AM, YANG Ling <ling.yang at picb.ac.cn> wrote:
> Hi, Lynn,
> I downloaded the illuminaHumanv2ProbeID.db package and want to plot some
> genes on chromosomes. But the identifiers used in this packages are not the
> same with the annotation file provided by GEO database. The latter use
> TARGET ID(ex, GI-****).
> Could you please tell me what are the identifiers preferred in the
>  illuminaHumanv2ProbeID.db package? And HOW could I change those TARGET ID
> used by GEO database to the most easily-used ones for
>  illuminaHumanv2ProbeID.db?

The package uses ProbeID rather than target ID.  What GEO accession
are you trying to access?  The probe ID might or might not be in the
GEO platform file.


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