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Table 1 The number of differentially expressed genes between humans and chimpanzees, detected by different statistical method

From: Further statistical analysis for genome-wide expression evolution in primate brain/liver/fibroblast tissue

Testing methods Tissues Significanc e level (α)
   0.05 0.02 0.01 0.001
Standard t-test Brain 1,988 1,087 670 131
  Liver 3,611 2,404 1,725 440
  Fibroblast 2,865 2,177 1,826 988
Regularised t-test Brain 2,324 1,675 1,364 754
  Liver 4,259 3,471 2,991 1,962
  Fibroblast 3,010 2,314 1,918 1,111
Bootstrap Brain 1,869 1,317 993 402
  Liver 3,687 2,818 2,280 1,080