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Table 1 Number of detected traits (having at least one linkage signal) and mean number of linkage signals per trait

From: Impact of gene expression data pre-processing on expression quantitative trait locus mapping

  No. Traits detected (%) Mean no. of linkage signals by detected trait (range)
Set of traits MAS5 GCRMA RMA MAS5 GCRMA RMA
350 random 37/350 (11%) 45/350 (13%) 36/350 (10%) 1.43 (1–4) 4.08 (1–61) 1.30 (1–3)
100 most variable 18/100 (18%) 21/100 (21%) 17/100 (17%) 1.55 (1–4) 1.85 (1–5) 1.82 (1–7)
100 most heritable 39/100 (39%) 36/100 (36%) 34/100 (34%) 6.97 (1–90) 7.8 (1–111) 4.35 (1–54)
100 non-expressed 2/100 (2%) 14/100 (14%) 7/100 (7%) 1 (1-1) 6.5 (1–30) 3.6 (1–9)