What is the meaning of (-) log10(FDR) value, How to compare higher negative value to lower negative value?
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WUSCHEL ▴ 660

What is the meaning of (-) log10(FDR) value

How to interpret higher negative value to lower negative value by comparing each other?

e.g. 1:

Ribosome : (-) log10(FDR) = 25

Golgi : (-) log10(FDR) = 5

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It is just to make the value easier to read.

Instead of 1E-5 you are shown 5 and instead of 1E-25 you are shown 25

The bigger number means a smaller FDR

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Thank you very much, Prof. Hope you are keeping well. Stay safe and Blessed in this current situation :)

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