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Table 1 Genomic distribution of genes showing sex-biased expression in chicken at >1.5 fold-change and a corrected p < 0.05 (number of genes in parantheses)

From: Faced with inequality: chicken do not have a general dosage compensation of sex-linked genes

  Z obs Z exp A obs A exp p value*
Female-biased      
Brain 0.067 (1) 0.048 0.933 (14) 0.952 NS
Gonads 0.021 (28) 0.051 0.979 (1278) 0.949 <0.0001
Heart 0.111 (3) 0.048 0.889 (24) 0.953 NS
All tissues 0.023 (31) 0.050 0.977 (1341) 0.950 <0.0001
Male-biased      
Brain 0.905 (143) 0.0480 0.095 (15) 0.952 <0.0001
Gonads 0.214 (263) 0.051 0.786 (986) 0.949 <0.0001
Heart 0.877(121) 0.048 0.123 (17) 0.953 <0.0001
All tissues 0.232 (305) 0.050 0.768 (1009) 0.950 <0.0001
  1. *Fisher's exact test. NS, not significant.