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Table 1 Gene Ontology categories ranked in the top 25 in the standard method but not in length bias adjusted GOseq

From: Gene ontology analysis for RNA-seq: accounting for selection bias

GOID Term Ontology Rank standard Rank GOseq Average gene length in category
GO:0005622 Intracellular CC 9 38 2,710
GO:0005524 ATP binding MF 12 113 3,133
GO:0008270 Zinc ion binding MF 13 145 2,817
GO:0016020 Membrane CC 16 702 2,571
GO:0046872 Metal ion binding MF 17 255 2,734
GO:0006355 Regulation of transcription, DNA-dependent BP 19 266 2,752
GO:0000139 Golgi membrane CC 22 28 2,855
GO:0016740 Transferase activity MF 25 116 2,721
  1. The median gene length of all categories are significantly longer than average using a Mann-Whitney test. BP, biological process; CC, cellular component; MF, molecular function.