Table I

Evaluation of the number of features (pixels) extracted using a given M-N rule

M-NExp.aNoiseb
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9–67247637869416566474866805744140
6–94615376196554804393364283942700
6–43,6083,7303,9263,9953,0152,8302,3013,0572,8182,7080
3–315,59516,60616,76916,57013,24711,25013,69114,12211,57213,04034
  • a Exp. = genuine protein sample experimental LC-MS dataset.

  • b Noise = control sample.