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Old 05-18-2011, 02:21 PM   #3
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I think maybe you could roughly look at the mean and var of each gene. If the var/mean is much higher than 1, then you may treat them as "bilogical rep"? And if the var/mean is around 1, you may treat them as "tech rep".. Since people saw technical reps are poisson distributed. And for biological reps, the var of the poisson is overdispersed.
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