Table 4

Coding sequence (CDS) length and indel rate within the Drosophila and tephritid clades for transformer

Clade

CDS Length

Indel ratea

Mean

Variance

Mean

Variance


Drosophila

603

4412

0.409

0.397

Tephritids

1255

132

0.258

0.062

P Value

< 0.0001

< 0.0001

0.017

< 0.0001


a Indel rate was calculated for each pair of species within a clade by dividing the number of indel sites by the number of nucleotides in the pairwise alignment, then further dividing by the branch length between the two species estimated using the dsx gene.

Mullon et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:5   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-5

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