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Table 3 Breast tumor data: Ten gene subsets with the smallest mean overall ranks of the variance of the log geometric mean (GM).

From: Selection of optimal reference genes for normalization in quantitative RT-PCR

Set Size(*) ACTB GAPDH MRPL19 PSMC4 PUM SF3A1 Mean rank of Var(GM)
2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.2
3 1 0 0 0 1 1 2.0
2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.2
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 4.7
4 1 0 0 1 1 1 6.1
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.4
3 1 0 0 1 0 1 8.1
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8.8
4 1 0 1 0 1 1 9.2
4 1 1 0 0 1 1 10.3
3 1 0 1 0 0 1 10.6
  1. (*) in the column with gene name, 1 indicates that the corresponding gene is included in the subset and 0 that it is not included.