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Table 2 Distribution and enrichment of sex-methylation associations (SMAs) among different CpG regions

From: Characterization of whole-genome autosomal differences of DNA methylation between men and women

CpG regiona Island Shoresb Shelf Open sea Total
No. of CpG probes 26,159 18,888 7203 26,484 78,734
Significant SMAs 51 97 19 64 231
  1. aLocation with respect to the CGI: shore-0 to 2 kb from CGI, shelf-2 to 4 kb from CGI; north-upstream, south-downstream [19]
  2. bNorth and south shores combined