Table 2

The number of markers required for clustering as a function of the misclassification rate (calculated as shown in Box 1)

Misclassification rate


δ value

10-3

10-4

10-5


0.6

9

13

17

0.5

15

21

28

0.4

25

37

48

0.3

49

71

92

0.2

115

166

218

0.1

474

687

901


Risch et al. Genome Biology 2002 3:comment2007.1-comment2007.12   doi:10.1186/gb-2002-3-7-comment2007