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Table 3 Numbers of probe sets showing decrease or increase of the three most frequent gene ontology (GO) molecular function in each pair's comparison. 2A/2B and 3A/3B are the discordant pair for BMD, and 1A/1B is the concordant pair.

From: Variations in genome-wide gene expression in identical twins – a study of primary osteoblast-like culture from female twins discordant for osteoporosis

   GO molecular function* No of probe sets
1A/1B Decrease** All 417
   5488 159
   3824 91
   4871 85
  Increase** All 283
   5488 111
   3824 69
   4871 45
2A/2B Decrease All 90
   5488 35
   4871 20
   3824 17
  Increase All 45
   5488 18
   3824 6
   4871 6
3A/3B Decrease All 133
   5488 53
   3824 27
   4871 15
  Increase All 59
   5488 23
   3824 11
   4871 10
  1. * Gene ontology molecular function terms are: 5488 – binding activity; 3824 – enzyme activity and 4871 – signal transducer activity. ** Decrease or increase is referred to 1B, 2B and 3B who had higher BMD than 1A, 2A and 3A respectively.