Table I.

A selection of stably expressed genes for different experimental series

% P Calls, Percentage of Present calls within the experimental series, as attributed by MAS5 software. NA, Not available. *, This low CV value arose due to signal saturation as described in the text. AtGE, AtGenExpress.

Affymetrix Probe SetArabidopsis Gene IDAnnotationMean ExpressionsdCV% P Calls
AtGE developmental series (237 arrays)
    253826_s_atAt4g27960UBC99,9791,9400.194100
At5g53300UBC10
    259407_atAt1g13320PP2A7131060.148100
    262909_atAt1g59830PP2A454670.147100
    245863_s_atAt1g58050Helicase179300.16797
    248024_atAt5g55840PPR protein2540.17199
AtGE shoot abiotic stress series (136 arrays)
    245006_atpsaBPSI/PSII D1 subunit21,2841,3640.064100
    246006_atAt5g08290Yellow-leaf-specific protein 82,2282100.094100
    259407_atAt1g13320PP2A813700.086100
    251998_atAt3g53090Ubiquitin-transferase204190.093100
    253023_atAt4g38070bHLH family protein1710.08281
AtGE root abiotic stress series (136 arrays)
    247644_s_atAt5g60390EF-1α
At1g07920EF-1α16,0241,2040.075100
At1g07930EF-1α
At1g07940EF-1α
    248858_atAt5g46630Clathrin adaptor complex subunit1,438110.083100
    259407_atAt1g13320PP2A888670.075100
    246515_atAt5g15710F-box family protein223160.073100
    250311_atAt5g12240Expressed protein3320.07296
RIKEN hormone series (48 arrays)
    247644_s_atAt5g603904× EF-1α (see above)44,8251110.002*NA
    259408_atAt3g25800PP2A6,7242740.041NA
    254172_atAt4g24550Clathrin adaptor complex subunit6,2552350.038NA
    256280_atAt3g12590Expressed Protein1,390510.037NA
    247217_s_atAt5g65050MADS-box protein AGL31735240.032NA
MPI-MPP nutrient stress series (28 arrays)
    253826_s_atAt4g27960UBC912,1509830.081100
At5g53300UBC10
    265697_atAt2g32170Expressed protein771450.058100
    261095_atAt1g62930PPR protein169130.080100
    248024_atAt5g55840PPR protein6050.081100
    246731_atAt5g27630RING-finger protein2910.050100
GARNET light series (48 arrays)
    257313_atAt3g26520TIP213,5584250.031NA
    248573_atAt5g49720KORRIGAN5,3781850.034NA
    259407_atAt1g13320PP2A581250.043NA
    265256_atAt2g28390SAND family protein340150.045NA
    261095_atAt1g62930PPR protein8040.052NA
GARNET biotic stress series (90 arrays)
    245006_atpsaBPSI/PSII D1 subunit11,0021,0210.093NA
    253959_atAt4g26410Expressed protein748770.102NA
    259280_atAt3g01150PTB protein288300.103NA
    256631_atAt3g28320Hypothetical protein9670.068NA
    261095_atAt1g62930PPR protein7460.080NA