Table 4

Probabilities under genetic drift of observed or greater frequency similarity of PEPCK codon variants between species
Codons
θssfrom 5 genes θssfrom PEPCK
11 335 503 629 335 503 629
t/2Ne
0.2 1.0 0.340 0.221 0.675 0.342 0.234 0.679
0.4 0.215 0.092 0.431 0.210 0.097 0.430
0.6 0.144 0.047 0.275 0.142 0.049 0.286
0.8 0.073 0.032 0.188 0.091 0.036 0.205
1.0 0.059 0.021 0.138 0.061 0.027 0.154
1.2 0.043 0.016 0.101 0.043 0.016 0.123
1.4 0.028 0.013 0.083 0.029 0.014 0.103
1.6 0.020 0.011 0.070 0.024 0.015 0.092
1.8 0.018 0.011 0.067 0.019 0.014 0.086
2.0 0.014 0.008 0.059 0.016 0.014 0.082
2.2 0.012 0.007 0.056 0.015 0.013 0.083
2.4 " 0.011 0.007 0.052 0.012 0.012 0.077
2.6 " 0.009 0.006 0.052 0.012 0.012 0.072

Outcomes for values of species’ separation time (t) scaled by effective population size (2Ne), calculated by simulation using “ms” software [36] as described in the text. Alternative sources of θss for simulations are explained in the text. P values for codon 11 are the same for both θss sources.

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Watt et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013 13:9   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-9

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