Table 3

Numerical overlap between the hits obtained by MAGICS in our study and hits obtained by Hancock et al. (2011)[21]at several significance thresholds
Climate Hancock and this study top 5% overlap P of overlap Our hits (P < =10-5) Overlap between our hits and Hancock’s equivalent rank This study P < =10-3 Hancock < =10-3 Overlap < =10-3
Sr Winter 150 1.6E-23 76 2 591 215 29
Sr Summer 61 4.1E-01 6 0 94 230 0
Pr Winter 90 6.8E-03 50 0 631 210 7
Pr Summer 104 1.1E-05 53 1 460 208 10
rH Winter 91 4.7E-03 4 0 65 226 4
rH Summer 85 3.6E-02 49 0 471 226 4
T Winter 119 4.7E-10 62 2 504 198 21
T Summer 109 5.4E-07 4 0 53 229 0

Significance of overlap is obtained with a simple chi-squared test assuming a null hypothesis of complete independence.

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Raj et al. BMC Genetics 2013 14:87   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-14-87

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