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Table 4 Differentially methylated CGIs in promoter, intragenic and intergenic regions

From: Gene and transposable element methylation in great tit (Parus major) brain and blood

CGIs # % Differentially methylated % Brain hypermethylated Brain hypomethylated Associated genes
Total 33054 100.0 6877 20.8 4622 2255 3652
Promoter 9985 30.2 1186 11.9 748 438 1357
Intragenic 8954 27.1 2055 23.0 1246 809 2295
Intergenic 14820 44.8 3743 25.3 2677 1066 0
  1. We calculated the relative methylation levels for CGIs with at least three CpG sites, and determined differentially methylated CGIs using Fisher’s exact test. Table shows the number of differentially methylated CGIs and associated genes in blood and brain