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Table 1 Characteristics of identified methylated and hypermethylated regions.

From: Chromosome-wide mapping of DNA methylation patterns in normal and malignant prostate cells reveals pervasive methylation of gene-associated and conserved intergenic sequences

  Number of regions Total length
of regions (kbp)
% Gene
upstream
% Gene
downstream
% Exon % Intron % Intergenic
LNCaP 3827 1468.6 4.4 4.2 7.2 50.2 34
PrEC 1674 523.7 4.6 3 8.1 49.4 35
Hypermethylated 1 163 147.5 9.5 5.4 4.2 54.4 26.6
  1. 1, Regions that are hypermethylated in the LNCaP cells compared to the PrEC cells.