Table 3

Breast tumor data: Ten gene subsets with the smallest mean overall ranks of the variance of the log geometric mean (GM).

Set Size(*)

ACTB

GAPDH

MRPL19

PSMC4

PUM

SF3A1

Mean rank of Var(GM)


2

1

0

0

0

0

1

1.2

3

1

0

0

0

1

1

2.0

2

1

0

0

0

1

0

3.2

2

0

0

0

0

1

1

4.7

4

1

0

0

1

1

1

6.1

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

6.4

3

1

0

0

1

0

1

8.1

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

8.8

4

1

0

1

0

1

1

9.2

4

1

1

0

0

1

1

10.3

3

1

0

1

0

0

1

10.6


(*) in the column with gene name, 1 indicates that the corresponding gene is included in the subset and 0 that it is not included.

Chervoneva et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11:253   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-11-253

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