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Table 1 The number of differentially expressed (DE) and equivalently expressed (EE) genes in a GO category

From: Empirical Bayes estimation of posterior probabilities of enrichment: A comparative study of five estimators of the local false discovery rate

  DE genes EE gene Total
In GO category x 1 x 2 x1+x2
Not in GO category nx1 Nnx2 Nx1x2
Total n Nn N
  1. Here, x i (i=1,2) is the number of DE (i=1) or EE genes (i=2) in the GO category; n is the total number of DE genes; N is the total number of reference genes.