Table 3

Effect of gene position.

Position 1-300 (49-300)


FOPAT

N = 27933 codons

+0.2679*** (+0.2656***)


FOPGC

N = 33897 codons

+0.1244* (+0.0648NS)


FGCOpt

N = 19794 codons

-0.0647NS (-0.1091NS)


FGCNon-opt

N = 24446 codons

-0.1227* (-0.1591**)


Spearman Rank Analysis of frequencies of optimal and GC-ending codons with gene position for position numbers 1-300 and 49-300. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01,***P < 0.001, NS = not significant.

Stoletzki BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:93   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-93

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