I have two cancer cell lines (OCI-Ly18 & riva) that I want to find gene expression data for, but I'm not aware of many gene expression databases that allow searching by cell-line without searching by gene.

I tried Genevestigator on the recommendation of this thread but found no data on either cell line.

What would be the best way to find gene expression data for these cell lines?


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Try the Gene Expression Omnibus - it looks like they have some datasets.

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    – bli
    Commented Jun 19, 2017 at 11:05

Try in this section of Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia. It has expression data for a lot of cancer cell lines. I have tried few times and found all cell lines I wanted, except HeLa. You just have to select mRNA expression data and download the file you prefer (raw data, gene-centric, etc.)


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