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Table 1 Summary of each study included in the comparison

From: Overlap of expression Quantitative Trait Loci (eQTL) in human brain and blood

Study Sample Size Tissue(s) Number of genes with an eQTL Percentage of probes with an eQTL Total number of probes
Westra et al. [ 32] 5,311 Peripheral blood 4,909 33 14,586
Colantuoni et al. [26] 269 Prefrontal Cortex 455 2 30,176
Gibbs et al. [7] 150 Caudal Pons 997 278 5 22,184
Cerebellum 318
Frontal Cortex 331
Temporal Cortex 385
Heinzen et al. [10] 93 Frontal Cortex 52 < 1 ~22,000
Kim et al. [27] 165 Cerebellum, Frontal Cortex, Thalamus, Temporal Cortex 648 211 *
Hippocampus, Frontal Cortex 594
Liu et al. [28] 127 Prefrontal Cortex 1,063 15  
Myers et al. [31] 193 Cortex (Pooled data from 20% frontal, 70% temporal and 1% parietal) 2,975 19  
Webster et al. [29] 364 Cortex (Pooled from 21% frontal, 73% temporal, 2% parietal and 3% cerebellar) 743 9 8,650
Cortex (Pooled from 18% frontal, 60% temporal, 10% parietal and 13% cerebellar)
Zou et al. [30] 374 Cerebellum 686 3 24,526
  1. *Exact number of transcripts tested is not given.