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Table 1 Characteristics of the candidate pop-CpGs

From: Discrimination between human populations using a small number of differentially methylated CpG sites: a preliminary study using lymphoblastoid cell lines and peripheral blood samples of European and Chinese origin

nb Candidate pop- CpGs Genomic position (GRCh:37) Locus Gene region Type of region |Mav_diff| q-value
1 cg18136963 chr6:139013146 FLJ49 not provided N_Shore 2.950 0.0355
2 cg26367031 chr3:178984747 KCNMB3 5’UTR; 1st exon not provided 2.775 0.0215
3 cg03140118 chr1:37939320 ZC3H12A TSS1500 N_Shore 2.411 0.001
4 cg23669876 chr1: 36489276 AGO3 Body (LTR) not provided 2.355 0.0039
5 cg00862290 chr3:178984973 KCNMB3 TSS200 S_Shore 2.247 0.008
6 cg08979191 chr5:132113734 SEPT8 TSS200 S_Shore 1.875 0.0185
7 cg24037715 chr14: 35203968 not provided sea 1.691 0.0003
8 cg07207043 chr6:7051497 RREB1 not provided CpG Island 1.534 0.0345
9 cg04036182 chr15:45458818 SHF not provided CpG Island 1.451 0.0201
10 cg00031303 chr3: 195681400 SDHAP1 not provided CpG Island 1.359 0.005
11 cg07904028 chr4:6328508 PPP2R2C body not provided 1.257 0.0145
12 cg09972454 chr16: 15083088 PDXDC1 body N_Shore 1.232 0.0029
13 cg24861686 chr8:11418058 BLK body N_Shelf 1.193 0.000
14 cg03585734 chr1: 15598865 FHAD1 body not provided 1.123 0.0144
  1. CpGs selected for pyrosequencing validation are bolded. Shores and shelves are defined in Illumina as regions 0–2 kb and 2–4 kb, respectively, from a CpG island. N Upstream, S Downstream, TSS Transcription site start, LTR Long terminal region