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Transcriptome landscape of the human placenta

Identifiers: SRA: SRP017583
BioProject: PRJNA183894
Study Type: 
Transcriptome Analysis
Abstract: The placenta is a key component in understanding the physiological processes involved in pregnancy. Characterizing genes critical for placental function can serve as a basis for identifying mechanisms underlying both normal and pathologic pregnancies. Detailing the placental tissue transcriptome could provide a valuable resource for genomic studies related to placental disease. We have conducted a deep RNA sequencing (RNA-Seq) study on three tissue components (amnion, chorion, and decidua) of 5 human placentas from normal term pregnancies. Our data demonstrate unique aspects of gene expression and splicing in placental tissues that provide a basis for disease investigation related to disruption of these mechanisms.
Center Project: Homo sapiens
External Link: /pubmed:22448651

Related SRA data

Experiments:
6 ( 3 samples )
Runs:
6 (21.1Gbp; 11.1Gb)
Additional objects:
File type count
fastq 2