Table 3

DER value comparisons among Mendelian, complex, cancer, all disease genes and nondisease genes

P valuea

Mendelian (mean = 0.53, n = 931)

Complex (mean = 0.54, n = 70)

Cancer (mean = 0.56, n = 324)

All diseases (mean = 0.53, n = 3,178)

Nondisease (mean = 0.50, n = 16,698)


Mendelian

0.2

<0.0001

0.4

<0.0001


Complex

0.001

0.3

<0.0001


Cancer

<0.0001

<0.0001


All diseases

<0.0001


Nondisease



*P values were calculated using t-test. DER, differential expression ratio.

Chen et al. Genome Biology 2008 9:R170   doi:10.1186/gb-2008-9-12-r170

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