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Table 2 Results of reference analysis using RefFinder [[21]] to evaluate the most stable reference across the study groups

From: Evaluation of long noncoding RNA MALAT1 as a candidate blood-based biomarker for the diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer

Algorithm Reference ranking
  1 (most stable) 2 3 (least stable)
RefFinder (comprehensive ranking) GM* GAPDH HPRT1
geNorm GM* & GAPDH   HPRT1
NormFinder GM* GAPDH HPRT1
BestKeeper HPRT1 GM* GAPDH
Comparative ΔCt method GM* GAPDH HPRT1
  1. *Geometric mean (GM) was calculated from GAPDH and HPRT1.