Table 2

Synonymous and non-synonymous substitution rates for exon 2 alleles of the seahorse MHII╬▓ gene.

Locus

Length (bp)

Samples

Alleles

dN

dS

dN/dS


Exon 2

270

101

17

0.041

0.011

3.73*

Exon 2, PBS

72

101

15

0.128

0.009

14.22**

Exon 2, non-PBS

198

101

9

0.018

0.012

1.50ns


Probabilities (*<0.05, **<0.001, ns = not significant) are derived from a Z-test (H1 = positive selection). Peptide binding sites (PBS) refer to the human sites, identified by crystallographic analysis in Brown et al. [10].

Bahr and Wilson BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:121   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-121

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