Data analyses are generally not “one size fits all”; this is particularly true when with approaches used to analyze RNA-seq and microarray data. The characteristics of the data produced by these two technologies can be quite different. This tutorial has example analyses organized by technology so you can follow examples that are more closely tailored to the nature of the data at hand.

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0.1 Introduction to RNA-seq technology

RNA-sequencing measures gene expression by direct high-throughput sequencing methods after the RNA has been isolated from a sample.