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Table 2 Number of differentially methylated regions (DMRs) identified by DMRcate (minimum three CpGs in a 1-kb window) based on the maximum differential methylation in the region

From: Unique DNA methylation signature in HPV-positive head and neck squamous cell carcinomas

Δβ threshold Hypomethylated DMRs Hypermethylated DMRs
No threshold 2044 (32%) 4372 (78%)
Δβmax >5% 1716 (32%) 3788 (78%)
Δβmax >10% 797 (33%) 1592 (67%)
Δβmax >20% 112 (65%) 61 (35%)
Δβmax >30% 20 (95%) 1 (5%)