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Diversity and selective sweep in the OsAMT1;1 genomic region of rice

Zehong Ding, Chongrong Wang, Sheng Chen and Sibin Yu*

BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:61  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-61

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Comparison with the nucleotide polymorphism in the entire gene sequence or the non-coding region

Sibin Yu   (2011-03-29 10:51)  Huazhong Agricultural University email

In the Discussion section, the level of nucleotide polymorphism (pi = 0.00006) is for the non-coding region of OsAMT1;1 in O. sativa. Please note it is better to use the level of nucleotide polymorphism (pi = 0.00004) in the entire gene sequence for the comparison with that of the 111 chosen gene fragments, although both the levels lead to the same conclusion.

Competing interests

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