Table 1

Description of the mutation datasets
Dataset Cancer type Sequencing platform # samples # SNVs Pub. year Reference
HNSCC Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma WES 74 9398 2011 Stransky et al. [6]
LUAD Lung adenocarcinoma WES, WGS 182 62,767 2012 Imielinski et al. [15]
Melanoma Melanoma WES 121 220,430 2012 Hodis et al. [28]
TCGA_BRCA Breast tumors WES 507 31,538 2012 TCGA [25]
TCGA_CRC Colon and rectal cancer WES 224 90,059 2012 TCGA [26]
TCGA_EC Endometrial carcinoma WES 248 181,815 2013 TCGA [27]
TCGA_GBM Glioblastoma WES 290 20,949 2008 TCGA [23]
TCGA_OvCa Ovarian carcinoma WES 316 18,296 2011 TCGA [29]
TCGA_SQCC Squamous cell lung cancer WES 177 64,339 2012 TCGA [30]

SNVs: single nucleotide variants.

Jia et al.

Jia et al. BMC Medical Genomics 2014 7:11   doi:10.1186/1755-8794-7-11

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