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Table 4 The total number of genes showing significant ASE, where phase could be determined, and the number and proportion of those where the major allele is the paternal allele and the reference allele

From: Extensive variation between tissues in allele specific expression in an outbred mammal

Tissue ASE genes classified Paternal genes (%) Reference genes (%) WW runs test (p-value)
Adrenal gland 1189 594 (49.95 %) 647 (54.41 %) 0.0006*
Brain caudal lobe 1038 558 (53.75 %) 530 (51.05 %) 0.54
Brain cerebellum 1026 582 (56.72 %) 497 (48.44 %) 0.0063*
Heart 1360 710 (52.20 %) 702 (51.61 %) 0.27
Intestinal lymph 1645 873 (53.06 %) 862 (52.40 %) 0.40
Kidney 3490 1807 (51.77 %) 1718 (49.22 %) 0.001*
Leg muscle 910 473 (51.97 %) 457 (50.21 %) 0.5
Liver 3236 1672 (51.66 %) 1633 (50.46 %) 0.18
Lung 4321 2286 (52.90 %) 2179 (50.42 %) 0.04*
Mammary gland 721 370 (51.31 %) 346 (47.98 %) 0.66
Ovary 854 488 (57.14 %) 422 (49.41 %) 0.09
Skin black 2058 1114 (54.13 %) 1048 (50.92 %) 0.009*
Skin white 1587 889 (56.01 %) 809 (50.97 %) 0.018*
Spleen 897 513 (57.19 %) 436 (48.60 %) 0.27
Thymus 398 240 (60.30 %) 221 (55.52 %) 0.11
Thyroid 1483 808 (54.48 %) 753 (50.77 %) 0.00018*
Tongue 749 437 (58.34 %) 365 (48.73 %) 0.11
White blood cells 1101 575 (52.22 %) 579 (52.58 %) 0.03*
Average   54.17 % 50.76 %  
  1. Note phase could not be determined for all SNP tested. Also p-value from the Wald-Wolfowitz (WW) runs test in each tissue, where * denotes those that are significant