Table 2

Fitted parameters for size distributions of observed vertebrate exons
Weibull Normal
λ κ μE σE
H. sapiens 2.81 6.98 4.81 0.432
M. musculus 2.81 7.01 4.82 0.431
R. norvegicus 2.80 6.89 4.81 0.437
D. rerio 2.79 6.87 4.79 0.437
G. gallus 2.80 6.80 4.81 0.442
P. troglodytes 2.81 6.87 4.81 0.440
B. taurus 2.80 6.69 4.80 0.449
S. scrofa 2.82 6.44 4.81 0.472

The size distribution of exon (logarithmic scale) for each vertebrate species is shown in Figure 2. Each distribution is fitted with equation (3) and (4) separately. The normal function fitting is shown as dashed line. The Weibull function fitting is shown as a solid line.

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