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Table 1 Tissue-specific sex bias of gene expression variation. Four mouse tissues were separately analyzed as examples, and histograms for spleen and adrenals were shown in Fig. 2 (GSE9904, GSE9907, GSE9908, GSE9895: [12])

From: Are females more variable than males in gene expression? Meta-analysis of microarray datasets

Tissue Number of datasets Number of probes Male CV Female CV p value for sex
Mean SD Mean SD  
Adrenals 8 67,544 0.433 0.273 0.331 0.204 <2.2e–16
Kidney 8 67,544 0.419 0.257 0.372 0.219 <2.2e–16
Skeletal muscle 8 67,544 0.316 0.185 0.286 0.172 <2.2e–16
Spleen 8 67,544 0.388 0.221 0.418 0.229 <2.2e–16