« FeatureReporter »worksheet / FeatureReporter file - « adr » :

Containing Feature and Reporter data. This file corresponds to the previous ADF format, even though slight modifications have been incorporated (see below) Each row corresponds to a spot in the array : position and biological information on the reporter.
Feature data :
Reporter data :
Items in italic are optional. All others are mandatory.
These items are for the common case, Gene Expression application use case.

For ChIP oligo-based and PCR-based application use case, another BioSequence object is added. It is called Assigned gene. In this case, the « Reporter Name »item is renamed to « Reporter Name [intergenic] », and there are some optional items : In addition for the PCR-based use case, there are two optional items : For CGH use case :