Table 2

Description of additional gene sets.

Gene set

Size

Description


PGDB

129

Genes extracted from the PGDB database [28]

GWAS_Top30

30

Top 30 genes with the smallest association P-values in GWAS.

GWAS_TopP-4

69

Top 69 genes with association P < 10-4 in GWAS

DEG_LR_1

165

DEGs in gene expression data with FDR < 0.05, and absolute log2 ratio (LR) > 1

DEG_LR_1.5

130

DEGs in gene expression data with FDR < 0.05, and absolute LR > 1.5

DEG_LR_2

13

DEGs in gene expression data with FDR < 0.05, and absolute LR > 2


DEG: differentially expressed gene (DEG). FDR value was based on t-test. More details of gene sets are provided in the text.

Jia et al. BMC Systems Biology 2012 6(Suppl 3):S13   doi:10.1186/1752-0509-6-S3-S13

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