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Table 1 Correlations between samples based on genome-wide DNA methylation profiles

From: Genome-wide analysis of DNA methylation in buccal cells: a study of monozygotic twins and mQTLs

Comparison Pearson r Spearman rho Pearson r, standardized beta-values
Mean Min Max Mean Min Max Mean Min Max
Replicates on EPIC (2 pairs) 0.9970 0.9964 0.9976 0.9922 0.9917 0.9927 0.3972 0.3004 0.4941
Matched samples on EPIC and HM450 (10 pairs) 0.9942 0.9923 0.9954 0.9790 0.9768 0.9806 0.3064 0.0931 0.4372
MZ twins on EPIC (49 pairs) 0.9932 0.9797 0.9979 0.9884 0.9758 0.9938 0.3113 − 0.0786 0.7288
Unrelated pairs of samples on EPIC (1176 pairs) 0.9858 0.9451 0.9945 0.9810 0.9522 0.9902 − 0.0109 − 0.5118 0.4765