Question: P-value distribution acceptable for qvalue
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8 months ago by
kerrypop0 wrote:

In the qvalue vignette, it states data with a U-shaped p-value histogram is a red flag. If distribution resembles either of the following, is it appropriate to use this package? Thank you.

ADD COMMENTlink modified 8 months ago by Laurent Gatto900 • written 8 months ago by kerrypop0
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8 months ago by
Laurent Gatto900
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Laurent Gatto900 wrote:

The distribution certainly look weird, and it would be important to understand why they show such a conservative trend. Could it be that their have already been adjusted? This post is relevant.

Anyway, applying qvalue, or any adjustment, is not going to be of any help without first troubleshooting your p-value distribution.

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