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Table 2 Mean nonsynonymous over synonymous rate (dN/dS), gene expression breadth, and their correlations in male and female sex-biased genes from the GTex consortium. Beta denotes coefficients in the univariate model

From: Regulatory and evolutionary signatures of sex-biased genes on both the X chromosome and the autosomes

  Male bias Female bias P univariate regression between male and female
dN/dS 0.2648424 0.3001547 0.0133
Gene expression breadth 32.26667 27.70866 0.661
Correlation between dN/dS and gene expression breadth Univariate regression beta = − 0.003392; P value = 0.0854 Univariate regression beta = − 0.000999; P value = 0.362