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Detection of differentially expressed gene sets in a partially paired microarray data set.
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PMID:  22499704     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Partially paired data sets often occur in microarray experiments (Kim et al., 2005; Liu, Liang and Jang, 2006). Discussions of testing with partially paired data are found in the literature (Lin and Stivers 1974; Ekbohm, 1976; Bhoj, 1978). Bhoj (1978) initially proposed a test statistic that uses a convex combination of paired and unpaired t statistics. Kim et al. (2005) later proposed the t3 statistic, which is a linear combination of paired and unpaired t statistics, and then used it to detect differentially expressed (DE) genes in colorectal cancer (CRC) cDNA microarray data. In this paper, we extend Kim et al.'s t3 statistic to the Hotelling's T2 type statistic Tp for detecting DE gene sets of size p. We employ Efron's empirical null principle to incorporate inter-gene correlation in the estimation of the false discovery rate. Then, the proposed Tp statistic is applied to Kim et al's CRC data to detect the DE gene sets of sizes p=2 and p=3. Our results show that for small p, particularly for p=2 and marginally for p=3, the proposed Tp statistic compliments the univariate procedure by detecting additional DE genes that were undetected in the univariate test procedure. We also conduct a simulation study to demonstrate that Efron's empirical null principle is robust to the departure from the normal assumption.
Johan Lim; Jayoun Kim; Sang-Cheol Kim; Donghyeon Yu; Kyunga Kim; Byung Soo Kim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-02-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Statistical applications in genetics and molecular biology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1544-6115     ISO Abbreviation:  Stat Appl Genet Mol Biol     Publication Date:  2012  
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Created Date:  2012-04-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101176023     Medline TA:  Stat Appl Genet Mol Biol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Seoul National University.
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