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I was doing some gene expression analysis using this tool http://david.abcc.ncifcrf.gov/summary.jsp. However, I have a confusion about what benjamini is. I fed it some gene list and it gave me some potential pathways the genes belong to(KEGG pathways). However, I have a confusion what this column called benjamini is. What does it denote? Any suggestions?

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Probably from Yoav Benjamini and something to do with a statistical test of False Discovery Rate. –  Alan Boyd Feb 25 '13 at 21:42
    
please don't cross-post with BioStars without acknowledging it in your question -- biostars.org/p/64888 –  Michael Kuhn Feb 26 '13 at 13:51

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It is a Benjamini-Hochberg q-value, similar to a p-value corrected for multiple hypothesis testing using the false discovery rate.

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