Table 3

Pearson's correlation coefficients (bold text) and their significancea (regular text) of different evolutionary events
Family Domain Universal Families Universal Domains
Birth Death Birth Death Duplication Deletion Duplication Deletion
Family birth -0.58 0.59 -0.57 0.48 -0.15 0.54 -0.24
0.016 0.012 0.017 0.050 0.553 0.024 0.355
Family death -0.40 0.87 -0.33 0.64 -0.41 0.72
0.108 4.5E-06 0.200 0.005 0.102 0.001
Domain birth -0.38 0.91 -0.01 0.93 -0.05
0.135 3.70E-07 0.969 8.3E-08 0.862
Domain death -0.37 0.45 -0.42 0.50
0.139 0.072 0.096 0.043
Universal Families duplication 0.05 0.96 0.10
0.838 4.5027E-10 0.716
Universal Families deletion 0.06 0.93
0.821 4.5E-08
Universal Domains duplication 0.04
0.872
Universal Domains deletion

a Significance of Pearson's correlation coefficient was tested using t-distribution.

Wang et al.

Wang et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:138   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-138

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