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Table 1 Numbers of significant colon cis -eQTL identified at four FDR thresholds

From: Enrichment of inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer risk variants in colon expression quantitative trait loci

  Number of cis -eQTL
FDR SNP-gene pairs SNPs Independent * Genes
0.01 1,941 1,941 122 122
0.05 5,183 5,181 353 352
0.10 8,252 8,122 693 684
0.20 14,255 14,177 1,677 1,614
  1. *These numbers correspond to the numbers of independent SNP-gene associations that were determined using the stepwise association method outlined in Supplementary Methods (Additional file 8).