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Table 2 Heritability estimates of gene expression levels

From: Familial resemblances in human whole blood transcriptome

Type of heritability estimates (% ± SD) All probes (n = 18,160) Significant probes (n = 1211) FDR-corrected significant probes (n = 12)
Maximal heritability 20.62 ± 27.09 78.13 ± 20.70 94.63 ± 9.66
Genetic heritability 15.60 ± 26.49 60.11 ± 37.90 50.87 ± 23.77
Common env. effect 5.02 ± 10.07 18.01 ± 19.59 43.75 ± 14.50
  1. Abbreviation: env environmental, SD Standard deviation