Table 2

Comparison of the lists of genes that display the evolutionarily conserved expression patterns in different tissues as identified by us and by Chan and colleagues [6]

Tissue

Study

Conserved probesets

Conserved genes

Conserved genes in the common list

Overlaps

P-value


Heart/muscle

This study

259

260

49

17

1.8 × 10-8

Chan et al. [6]

NA

141

101

Liver

This study

233

244

40

13

2.3 × 10-7

Chan et al. [6]

NA

106

83

Nervous system

This study

269

273

51

13

2.9 × 10-6

Chan et al. [6]

NA

110

79


Zheng-Bradley et al. Genome Biology 2010 11:R124   doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-12-r124

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