Table 1

The Kolmogorov-Smirnov test of gene clustering by the functional category in cpDNAs §

cpDNA

Dn (p-value)

Translation and transcription

Photosystem I and II

Electron Transport

ATP synthase


Chlorella

0.214(.6418)

0.488(.0066)

0.750(.0000)

0.833(.0000)

Chlamydomonas

0.198(.6866)

0.473(.0060)

0.780(.0000)

0.769(.0000)

Nephroselmis

0.209(.6207)

0.484(.0046)

0.703(.0000)

0.846(.0000)

Mesostigma

0.275(.2786)

0.549(.0008)

0.769(.0000)

0.846(.0000)

Chaetosphaeridium

0.242(.4388)

0.484(.0046)

0.714(.0000)

0.846(.0000)

Marchantia

0.341(.0986)

0.473(.0060)

0.714(.0000)

0.846(.0000)

Nicotiana

0.264(.3283)

0.473(.0060)

0.769(.0000)

0.846(.0000)


§The test statistic Dn measures whether the distribution of functionally related genes is random in gene clusters. Total 85 shared genes between seven cpDNAs were included.

Cui et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2006 6:13   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-6-13

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