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Research Article

Most Random Gene Expression Signatures Are Significantly Associated with Breast Cancer Outcome

  • David Venet,

    Affiliation: IRIDIA-CoDE, Université Libre de Bruxelles (U.L.B.), Brussels, Belgium

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  • Jacques E. Dumont,

    Affiliation: IRIBHM, Université Libre de Bruxelles (U.L.B.), Campus Erasme, Brussels, Belgium

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  • Vincent Detours mail

    vdetours@ulb.ac.be

    Affiliations: IRIBHM, Université Libre de Bruxelles (U.L.B.), Campus Erasme, Brussels, Belgium, WELBIO, Université Libre de Bruxelles (U.L.B.), Campus Erasme, Brussels, Belgium

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  • Published: October 20, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002240

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LOL

Posted by danbolser on 07 Sep 2012 at 16:17 GMT

We demonstrated that in breast cancer any set of 100 genes or more selected at random has a 90% chance to be significantly associated with outcome
http://ploscompbiol.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002240#article1.front1.article-meta1.abstract2.p1

This is funny.

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