Table 1.

Definition of methylated allele and correlation with expression levels

Definition of a methylated allele
20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80%
SOX10
r −0.534 −0.586 −0.579 −0.574 −0.485 −0.419 −0.366
p 0.009 0.003 0.004 0.004 0.019 0.047 0.086
MOBP
r 0.139 0.005 0.005 0.019 0.007 0.104 −0.021
p 0.528 0.981 0.981 0.931 0.974 0.636 0.924
  • A methylated allele was defined as an allele that gave a percentage or more of methylated CpGs of the total number of CpGs in the examined region. There were 20 and 15 CpGs in SOX10 and MOBP, respectively, in the examined region. Pearson's r and significance (p) values are given.