Additional file 1.

Supplementary materials for the analysis. Detailed descriptions about: 1) Datasets Used (Suppl. Table 1); 2) The comparisons between p-values computed by the parametric t-test versus the non-parametric RankProd (Suppl. Figure 1); 3) The Bayesian mixture for the p-value distribution (Suppl. Figure 2, Table 2 and Table 3); 4) Comparisons of different approaches for handling genes appearing in different numbers of datasets based on simulation (Suppl. Figure 3, Figure 4, Figure 5 and 6); and 5) Comparisons of the three approaches using the 6 cancer datasets as case study (Suppl. Figure 7).

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Tsoi et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2011 12:438   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-12-438