Table 6

Sensitivity and specificity information calculated from 48 candidate genes

Normalization method

RPKM

TMM


TP (true positives)

4

6

TN (true negatives)

19

12

FP (false positives)

19

26

FN (false negatives)

5

3

TPR (sensitivity)

0.44

0.67

TNR (specificity)

0.50

0.32


Values for both RPKM and TMM expression measures from the 454 data are shown. Sensitivity is calculated as the number of true positives over the number of all positives; Specificity is the number of true negatives divided by all negatives.

Poelchau et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12:619   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-619

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