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bi- +‎ weight

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biweight (plural biweights)

  1. (mathematics) Any of various weighted means
    • 2015 November 6, “A Pilot Proteogenomic Study with Data Integration Identifies MCT1 and GLUT1 as Prognostic Markers in Lung Adenocarcinoma”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0142162:
      We began by mapping peptides to all possible proteins, and we then took the weighted mean (also known as Tukey’s biweight; implemented in the R Bioconductor package “affy”) to obtain a protein intensity that is more robust than the summation of intensities [36 –38 ].

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