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Table 2 Expression polymorphism in sex-biased genes

From: Population transcriptomics of Drosophila melanogaster females

  Sex-bias classification
Feature Female Male Unbiased
Number of genes on array 4002 2572 5988
Percentage of genes detected as expressed 56.1* 36.5* 44.8
Percentage of expressed genes:    
   Polymorphic in Europe 5.1 5.1 4.6
   Polymorphic in Africa 8.0 9.3 8.5
   Polymorphic overall 23.8 24.4 24.7
   Differentially expressed between populations 8.4 10.9 11.6
Average percentage of pairwise differences:    
   Within Europe 0.16 0.18 0.17
   Within Africa 0.25 0.32 0.30
   Overall 0.65 0.87 0.79
  1. Genes were classified using the 5% FDR meta-analysis of the Sebida database [27]. *Significantly different from unbiased genes (FET, P < 0.0001). Significantly different from male-biased (FET, P < 0.05) and unbiased (FET, P < 0.001) genes.