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Table 3 Comparative testing results of POLYAR, polya_svm and polyadq rograms in [-300:+300] regions around the mapped PAS-strong, PAS-weak and PAS-less CS/poly (A) sites

From: POLYAR, a new computer program for prediction of poly(A) sites in human sequences

Data Set Programs TP FN FP Predicted CSs, total Sn,% * Sp,% *
PAS-strong
(5225 sequences)
POLYAR 4221 1004 2135 6356 80.8 66.4
  polya_svm 3431 1794 3206 6637 65.7 51.7
  polyadq 2804 2421 1177 3981 53.7 70.4
PAS-weak
(2475 sequences)
POLYAR 624 1851 1571 2195 25.2 28.4
  polya_svm 645 1830 1417 2185 26.1 29.5
PAS-less
(561 sequences)
POLYAR 76 485 544 518 13.5 14.7
  polya_svm 42 519 223 292 7.5 14.4
  1. * Sensitivity and specificity was calculated by formulas [12] and [14], respectively.