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Table 1 The 49 human tissues and their tissue-specific genes with at least 25 SNPs. A total of 305,572 genes is listed

From: A novel feature extraction method based on highly expressed SNPs for tissue-specific gene prediction

No. Tissue Gene No. Tissue Gene
1 Adipose subcutaneous 10,884 26 Esophagus mucosa 10,143
2 Adipose visceral omentum 8295 27 Esophagus muscularis 9862
3 Adrenal gland 4878 28 Heart atrial appendage 7142
4 Artery aorta 8533 29 Heart left ventricle 6286
5 Artery coronary 3625 30 Kidney cortex 615
6 Artery tibial 10,730 31 Liver 3287
7 Brain amygdala 1925 32 Lung 9536
8 Brain anterior cingulate cortex 2961 33 Minor salivary gland 2418
9 Brain caudate basal ganglia 4779 34 Muscle skeletal 9467
10 Brain cerebellar hemisphere 5947 35 Nerve tibial 12,662
11 Brain cerebellum 7204 36 Ovary 3105
12 Brain cortex 5418 37 Pancreas 6275
13 Brain frontal cortex 4179 38 Pituitary 5692
14 Brain hippocampus 3007 39 Prostate 4146
15 Brain hypothalamus 3050 40 Skin not sun exposed suprapubic 10,416
16 Brain nucleus accumbens basal ganglia 4722 41 Skin sun exposed lower leg 11,829
17 Brain putamen basal ganglia 3877 42 Small intestine terminal ileum 3481
18 Brain spinal cord cervical 2390 43 Spleen 6394
19 Brain substantia nigra 1646 44 Stomach 5344
20 Breast mammary 7003 45 Testis 12,612
21 Cells cultured fibroblasts 10,845 46 Thyroid 12,805
22 Cells EBV transformed lymphocytes 2551 47 Uterus 1817
23 Colon sigmoid 6688 48 Vagina 1816
24 Colon transverse 7417 49 Whole blood 8940
25 Esophagus gastroesophageal junction 6928