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Table 5 Summary of results from the EAE example. Numbers of genes declared significantly differentially expressed by different numbers of experiments and the fixed and random effects meta-analyses in the observed data example. The False Discovery Rate (FDR) for the meta-analyses and each experiment separately was controlled at 0.05. There were 65 Integration-Driven Discoveries (IDD's) and 5518 Integration-Driven Revisions (IDR's). There were 32 IDR's that had been declared significantly differentially expressed by all seven experiments.

From: Combining Affymetrix microarray results

  Fixed Effects Model Random Effects Model
Number of Experiments Declaring Number of Genes Declared Number of Genes Declared
Significance Not Significant Significant Not Significant Significant
0 1792 301 2028 65
1 804 2265 1558 1511
2 749 1409 1869 289
3 625 1512 1662 475
4 328 1319 1084 563
5 152 908 617 443
6 54 464 254 264
7 8 85 32 61
  4512 8263 9104 3671