Available Agilent Microarrays

Access small amounts of RNA with samples as low as 10ng total input RNA
Detection of one transcript in every 10 cells
Detect low and high abundance transcript with 5 log dynamic range
Full coverage including both mRNAs and lincRNAs on a single array
Improved coverage over the previous HD Agilent Arrays

Provides broad insight into human gene expression and regulation
Content is regularly updated from the miRBase database

SurePrint G3 CGH or CGH+SNP Microarray

Achieve highest quality copy number change data
Find copy-neutral changes like loss of heterozygosity (LOH) and Uniparental 
Disomy (UPD) on the same array
Comparison of Agilent G3 (new generation) microarrays vs HD (High-Definition, older) microarrays in array formats and feature numbers:

SurePrint G3 CGH Microarrays

FeatureCustom
1x1M
Custom
2x400K
Custom
4x180K
Custom
8x60K
Agilent Product NumberG4123AG4124AG4125AG4126A
Format1M400K180K60K
Array/Slide1248
Features/Array974,016420,288180,88062,976
Available Features967,331 (human)
967,271 (mouse)
966,978 (rat)
415,1626 (human
174,317 (mouse)
174,024 (rat)
173,341 (human)
174,317 (mouse)
174,024 (rat)
59,090 (human)
59,052 (mouse)
58,759 (rat)

Internal Quality Control Features6,685 (human)
6,745 (mouse)
7,038 (rat)
5,126 (human)
5,210 (mouse)
5,503 (rat)
6,539 (human)
6,563 (mouse)
6,856 (rat)
3,886 (human)
3,924 (mouse)
4,217 (rat)
CompositionContents includes

  • Human-UCSC hg18 (NCBI Build 36, March 2006)
  • Rat-UCSC rn4 (Baylor HGSC Build 3, 4, November 2004)
  • Mouse-UCSC mm9 (NCBI Build 37, July 2007)
ManufacturingAgilent 60-mer SurePrint technology
Storage ConditionsRoom temperature, in the dark

High-Definition CGH Microarrays

FeatureCustom
1x244K
Custom
2x105K
Custom
4x44K
Custom
8x15K
Agilent Product NumberG4423AG4425AG4426AG4427A
Format1x244K2x105K4x44K8x15K
Array/Slide1248
Features/Array243,504105,07245,22015,744
Available Features238,459 (human)
238,405 (mouse)
238,012 (rat)
100,446 (human)
100,360 (mouse)
100,031 (rat)
43,102 (human)
43,020 (mouse)
41,242 (rat)
14,262 (human)
14,180 (mouse)
13,872 (rat)
Internal Quality Control Features5,045 (human)
5,099 (mouse)
5,492 (rat)
4,626 (human)
4,712 (mouse)
5,041 (rat)
2,118 (human)
2,200 (mouse)
3,987 (rat)
1,482 (human)
1,564 (mouse)
1,872 (rat)
CompositionContents include
  • Human-UCSC hg18 (NCBI Build 36, March 2006)
  • Rat-UCSC rn4 (Baylor HGSC Build 3.4, November 2004)
  • Mouse-UCSC mm9 (NCBI Build 37, July 2007)
ManufacturingAgilent 60-mer SurePrint technology
Storage ConditionsRoom temperature, in the dark