Table 3

Ranks of true DEGs in original gene list and pruned gene list. Genes are sorted by four DEG identification algorithms on the GSE1577 dataset. Increase of ranks of true DEGs means that DB pruning have correctly filtered out many non-DEGs.

t-test/tTest’

1404/808

7/6

1321/768

3800/1713

4741/1975

3633/1659

4145/1828

606/388

210/155


FC/FC’

167/153

154/142

39/33

18/13

1/1

22/17

6/5

1601/1249

80/72


Rp/Rp’

111/85

91/70

18/12

9/8

1/1

16/15

6/6

4520/980

97/68


Wad/Wad’

31/31

25/25

32/25

7/7

3/3

15/15

6/6

515/515

10/10


Hu and Xu BMC Genomics 2010 11(Suppl 2):S3   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-S2-S3

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