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Table 2 Pearson correlation coefficient (r) between a gene’s popularity (total number of mentions in the biomedical literature) and its overexpression in a disease according to the literature (0 = not mentioned, 1 = mentioned) or to microarray data (0 = not overexpressed, 1 = overexpressed)

From: Differential gene expression in disease: a comparison between high-throughput studies and the literature

   AD CD PS UC
Literature   0.167* 0.208* 0.219* 0.222*
Microarray FC > 0 0.003 0.002 0.036* 0.031*
FC > 2 0.002 −0.002 0.026* 0.060*
  1. Asterisks indicate statistically significant values