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Table 1 DNA methylation and gene expression datasets used in the study

From: DNA hypermethylation associated with upregulated gene expression in prostate cancer demonstrates the diversity of epigenetic regulation

DatasetAbbreviation in a textNumber of samplesPlatformReference
CancerNormal
GSE26126 (DNA methylation)Absher9586Illumina Human Methylation 27 BeadChip array (27 k)[22]
GSE76938 (DNA methylation)Kirby7363Illumina Infinium Human Methylation 450 BeadChip array (HM450)[19]
The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) (DNA methylation)TCGA50350Illumina Infinium Human Methylation 450 BeadChip array (HM450)[34]
Meta-analysis gene expression dataset (previously processed data)Meta expression887230Various[35]
TCGA (gene expression data processed for this publication)[34]
TCGA (DNA methylation together with gene expression)TCGA combined49735Illumina Infinium Human Methylation 450 BeadChip array (HM450)[34]