Table 1

Complete dataset nucleotide substitution rate analyses
Gene Ntaxa Substitution Rate (x10-3)* RHDV TMRCA* Corresponding Year*
RHDV VP60 65 0.68 77 1932
(+AY269825) (0.40-0.97) (49–113) (1896–1960)
RHDV VP60 64 1.91 41 1968
(−AY269825) (1.50-2.34) (31–54) (1955–1978)
RHDV RdRp 31 1.90 62 1947
(1.25-2.55) (37–89) (1920–1972)
RHDV + RCV VP60 104 1.01 90 1919
(+AY269825) (0.63-1.44) (55–142) (1867–1954)
RHDV + RCV VP60 103 2.24 45 1964
(−AY269825) (1.61-2.95) (33–60) (1949–1976)
RHDV + RCV RdRp 33 2.33 68 1941
(1.19-3.56) (43–98) (1911–1966)

*Mean substitution rate, TMRCA, and corresponding year estimates are shown with upper and lower 95% HPD bounds.

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Hicks and Duffy BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:74   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-74

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