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Table 3 Prediction accuracy for WoLF PSORT plant data sets. "Chlo," "cyto," "cysk," "E.R.," "extr," "golg," "mito," "nucl," "pero," "plas," "vacu" indicate, chloroplast, cytosol, cytoskeleton, endoplasmic reticulum, extracellular, Golgi apparatus, mitochondria, nuclear, peroxisome, plasma membrane, vacuolar membrane respectively.

From: Subcellular location prediction of proteins using support vector machines with alignment of block sequences utilizing amino acid composition

Predictor Location No. of seq.s Sensitivity Specificity MCC Average MCC Overall Accuracy
Our method (2391 sequences) chlo 750 0.9733 0.8795 0.8893 0.8343 0.8703
  cyto 432 0.9329 0.8258 0.8491   
  cysk 41 0.7561 1.0000 0.8677   
  E.R. 69 0.7391 0.9623 0.8395   
  extr 114 0.8246 0.7581 0.7797   
  golg 29 0.6207 0.9474 0.7645   
  mito 210 0.7857 0.9066 0.8303   
  nucl 456 0.8509 0.8788 0.8329   
  pero 52 0.7500 0.9512 0.8417   
  plas 165 0.7212 0.9675 0.8255   
  vacu 73 0.7671 0.9655 0.8569   
Horton et al. (2006) (2426 sequences)        0.86
  1. Note: In our method, although gap penalty = 0.4, γ = 2.5, c = 10, w = 20 are given, posconstraint and negconstraint are not specified.