Table 3

Gene essentiality in models 1 and 3 at two threshold ratios (the highest percentage achieved for each prediction metric appears in bold)

Model 1 [13]

Model 3



Predictions in

Threshold 0.1

Threshold 0.2

Threshold 0.1

Threshold 0.2


True positive

106

139

49

63

False positive

97

64

40

26

True negative

325

285

508

436

False negative

56

96

129

201

Positive predictive value (%)

52

68

55

71

Negative predictive value (%)

85

75

80

68

Correct predictions (%)

74

73

77

69


Chindelevitch et al. Genome Biology 2012 13:r6   doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-1-r6

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