Table 4

Results of tests for zero-length branches on gene trees

gene

collapsed nodesa

Dli simulationsb

Dli mainc


BRCA1

A+B+C+D+E+1

0.197 - 12.408

3.238

RAG1

A+C+D+E

0.054 - 14.313

10.61

vWF

A+B+C+D+E

0.893 - 13.801

5.479

12S16S

A+B+C+E+1

0.773 - 9.641

6.007

combined

A+B+C

0.043 - 5.656

4.496


a Nodes are labeled on Figure 2 of the manuscript. b Range of the likelihood differences between collapsed tree and best tree obtained over 100 simulations, representing the null distribution for the main likelihood comparison. c Likelihood difference between the collapsed tree and the actual best tree.

Almeida et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:281   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-281

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