Table 2

Classification of overlapping genes based on gene expression orientation.

Same-strand overlaps

Different-strand overlaps


Not-embedded

Embedded

Divergent

Convergent

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Human

6 (11.1%)

48 (88.9%)

157 (25.5%)

281 (45.7%)

177 (28.8%)

Mouse

12 (21.1%)

45 (78.9%)

80 (16.1%)

268 (53.9%)

149 (30.0%)


Sanna et al. BMC Genomics 2008 9:169   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-169

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