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Table 9 Comparison of PCR validation results across three MEI detection algorithms

From: Tangram: a comprehensive toolbox for mobile element insertion detection

  Tangram RetroSeq VariationHunter
  Random Novel Combined Random Novel Combined Random Novel Combined
Analyzed by PCR 80 78 158 80 80 159 83 51 134
Validated Loci 77 69 142 73 58 131 69 29 98
Invalidated Loci 2 7 9 7 21 28 14 22 36
FDR 2.53% 9.21% 5.96% 8.75% 26.58% 17.61% 16.87% 43.14% 26.86%
  1. Calls were made in 23 1000 Genomes Project Phase 1 samples by Tangram, RetroSeq and VariationHunter.