Table 2

Detection of positive selection of mammalian TLR5 using the branch-sites test
Foreground branch(es) LRT ForegrounddN/dS= 1 versus foregrounddN/dS> 1 dN/dS(branch) Sites under positive selectiona
Artiodactyls 35.61 (p < 0.001) 4.76 (foreground) L34*
S268**
I295*
I307*
I393*
Q495*
I621*
E630**
Cow 21.84 (p < 0.001) 140.91 ( foreground ) I393**
Q495*
H720*
Sheep 18.10 (p < 0.01) 493.28 ( foreground ) K326*
Pig 11.89 (p < 0.05) 29.07 (foreground ) E630**

Results of branch-sites analysis of positive selection within mammalian TLR5. a posterior probabilities (Pb) of codons existing in dN/dS > 1 site class * = Pb > 0.95 and ** Pb > 0.99.

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Smith et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:122   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-122

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