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Table 1 Difference in length and exon number between housekeeping and tissue specific transcripts.

From: Mining housekeeping genes with a Naive Bayes classifier

  Human Mouse Fruit fly
  HK TS P value HK TS P value HK TS P value
Average cDNA length (bp) 1681 2534 l.0E-09 1271 2402 5.6E-17 1413 2705 2.8E-18
Average CDS length (bp) 899 1670 5.9E-16 817 1623 2.8E-18 864 1886 2.5E-18
Average number of exons 7.2 10.7 6.0E-04 6.7 11.4 4.2E-13 4.0 7.3 1.7E-21
  1. HK = housekeeping, TS = tissue specific. P value for t-test two tail hypothesis.