Table 3

Assessment of outlier removal and flooring.

Techniques

r

Number of genes in opposite categories


Fum/O2

Fe/O2

Fe/Fum

Fum/O2

Fe/O2

Fe/Fum


No_outlier

0.76

0.84

0.76

5

1

1

Outlier_p < 0.01

0.76

0.84

0.75

4

3

1

Outlier_p < 0.05

0.76

0.84

0.75

5

5

1

No floor

0.76

0.85

0.77

2

6

2

Floor of 20

0.76

0.84

0.75

5

5

1

Floor of 50

0.77

0.84

0.78

5

4

1

Floor of 1%

0.75

0.83

0.72

7

7

2


Both techniques are dispensable for type 2 microarray analyses.

Yang et al. BMC Genomics 2008 9(Suppl 2):S5   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-S2-S5

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