Table 2

Comparison of the branch length and branch length variance for various cyclin groups

Cyclin group

Cyclin subfamily

Rm for group*

Rv for group*

No. of terminal nodes in group


Inv cyclins: coelenterates, echinodermates, insects.

A

37

3.73

11

B

44

7.89

9


B3

78

4.9

11

D

39.5

3.9

10

E

9

4

10


Inv cyclins: echinodermates, insects.

A

38

4.44

9

B

64

7.86

7

B3

83

3.67

9

D

40.5

3.5

8

E

10.5

4.75

8


Ver cyclins: lower and higher chordates

A1

29

2.59

17

A2

13

1.18

17

B1

16

2.69

13

B2

24

2

15

B3

75.5

4.9

10

D1

33

3.36

13

D2

8.5

1

14

D3

25

3.44

9

E1

17.5

2.19

16

E2

30

2.23

17


Ver cyclins: coelenterates, lower and higher chordates

A1

28

2.32

19

A2

12

1.05

19

B1

15

2.5

15

B2

22

1.88

17

B3

74.5

4.42

12

D1

28

2.85

15

D2

8.5

1.38

16

D3

23

2.82

11

E1

16.5

2

18

E2

29

2.05

19


Fungal cyclins

CLB1-2

55

1.57

9

CLB3-4

68

5.11

7

CLB5-6

90

1.6

5

CDC13

41

4.18

11


*Rm - the branch length characteristic, Rv - the branch length variance characteristic (see Methods).

Gunbin et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:224   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-224

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