Table 3

Correlation between membrane interaction content and centrality-lethality rule for different weights of network B.

Weight of network A

Fraction of membrane interactions

Kendall's tau

Kendall's tau (p-value)

Indess (5)


0.0

0.320

0.23

7.00E-57

4.639


0.1

0.322

0.23

1.00E-54

4.701


0.2

0.323

0.23

5.55E-55

4.717


0.3

0.328

0.23

3.25E-54

4.667


0.4

0.328

0.23

1.22E-54

4.740


0.5

0.344

0.22

1.55E-51

4.467


0.6

0.525

0.13

9.14E-15

1.405


0.7

0.721

-0.01

0.663

0.751


0.8

0.762

-0.03

0.152

0.784


0.9

0.762

-0.03

0.135

0.784


1.0

0.764

0.00

0.994

0.953


Note: the table was sorted in ascending order according the column with the "fraction of membrane interactions".

The Kendall's tau and Indess(5) are both inversely correlated to the content of membrane interactions.

Brito and Andrews BMC Systems Biology 2011 5:169   doi:10.1186/1752-0509-5-169

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