Table 1

The top ten identified biomarkers by different methods on the ST36 meridian point.

Student t-test

Fold change

SMLR

SVM-RFE

Our LPFS method


ID

ppm

t-score

ID

ppm

FC-score

ID

ppm

ID

ppm

ID

ppm

LPFS score

Metabolite name


86

3.55

15.29

86

3.55

73.48

45

4

86

3.55

86

3.55

0.015

195

2.46

11.91

87

3.54

68.52

50

3.95

68

3.73

92

3.49

0.008

251

1.9

11.07

308

1.33

46.58

52

3.93

87

3.54

87

3.54

0.006

a-glucose/glycine

45

3.96

10.96

310

1.31

41.61

58

3.87

69

3.72

308

1.33

0.002

lactate

229

2.12

10.86

70

3.71

40.75

60

3.85

102

3.39

81

3.6

10.80

92

3.49

38.61

67

3.78

70

3.71

18

4.23

10.03

293

1.48

37.45

68

3.77

295

1.46

127

3.14

9.75

295

1.46

33.26

69

3.76

116

3.25

17

4.24

9.71

71

3.7

28.55

70

3.75

229

2.12

232

2.09

9.35

69

3.72

26.30

71

3.74

88

3.53


Wang et al. BMC Systems Biology 2012 6(Suppl 1):S15   doi:10.1186/1752-0509-6-S1-S15

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