Table 1 Summary of transcriptomics datasets used for the present study. NCBI Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) accession number, tissue/cell sample type, platform, sample size (excluding smokers and subjects using inhaled corticosteroids) have been shown for each study
Sample typeGEO IDTissues/cell typesPlatformCaseControl
IAirway EpitheliumGSE4302Airway epithelial cellsAffy HG-U1331010
IIAirway EpitheliumGSE18965Airway epithelial cellsAffy HG-U13A97
IIIBronchial BiopsyGSE15823Endobronchial biopsiesHG_U9544
IVBronchial BiopsyGSE41649Endobronchial biopsiesHG-U13344
VMacrophagesGSE22528Alveolar macrophagesAffy HG-U13344
VIMacrophagesGSE2125Alveolar macrophagesAffy HG-U1331515
VIIFibroblastsGSE27335Proximal airway fibroblastsAgilent84
VIIIFibroblastsGSE27335Distal lung fibroblastsAgilent84
IXLymphocytesGSE31773CD4+ T-cellsAffy HG-U133128
XLymphocytesGSE31773CD8+ T-cellsAffy HG-U133128
XINasal EpithelialGSE44037Nasal epithelial cellsAffy HG-U13366
XIIWhole bloodGSE69683Peripheral BloodAffy HG U13341184
XIIIInduced sputumGSE76262Induced sputum (whole)Affy HG U13311821