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In the process of deposition-based manufacture, the DNA probes are prepared away from the chip. Probes can either be polymerase chain reaction (PCR) products or oligonucleotides. The PCR technique was developed in 1983 through the work of Kary B. Mullis and his colleagues at Cetus Corporation in Emeryville, California (Mullis, 1990) . This technique creates billions of copies of specific fragments of DNA from a single DNA molecule. After the amplification, the PCR products are partially purified by precipitation and/or gel-filtration to remove unwanted salts, detergents, PCR primers and proteins present in the PCR cocktail .
As a result, DNA is chemically inert and is a generally stable carrier of genetic information . As mentioned above, each DNA strand has a 5' to 3' orientation, indicated by the sequence of its carbon atoms. In the double-stranded structure of DNA, each strand maintains its own orientation, with the 5' end of one strand aligning with the 3' end of the other strand. In other words, the two strands are antiparallel. As a consequence, it is possible to infer 22 Advanced Analysis of Gene Expression Microarray Data the sequence of one strand if we know the sequence of the other through an operation called reverse complementation.
In essence, LOWESS divides the data into a number of overlapping intervals and fits a polynomial function of the form: y — ao + a\x + d2%2 + a^x3 + • • • . 1) In more detail, the LOWESS procedure divides the data domain into a series of continuous short intervals using a sliding-window approach. This compensates for the fact that the polynomial approximation performs well only within a local neighborhood around the chosen point. A sliding window of a given width w is deployed starting from the left extremity of the data.