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Table 2 Compilation of studies comparing differential gene expression in human myometrium associated with labor

From: Global report on preterm birth and stillbirth (2 of 7): discovery science

Differentially Expressed Genes Detected     
    Differentially Expressed Genes Detected
Author & Reference Platform Number of Genes
Sought on Platform
Up-Regulated Down- Regulated
Aguan et al., 2000 [94] cDNA Blot 500 12 9
Chan et al., 2002 [95] Suppressive subtraction hybridization Not Stated 14 16
Esplin et al., 2005 [96] cDNA microarray 6,912 22 30
Havelock et al., 2006 [97] UniGEM-V 9,182 42 N.S.
Bukowski et al., 2006 [98] Affymetrix 12,626 500 genes (70% Down-Regulated)  
Bollapragada et al., 2009 [99] Affymetrix 12,626 110 29