Table 2

Substitutions rates and GC* calculated for fixed substitutions and SNPs

Substitution type

Fixed substitutions

SNPs



Low GC

High GC

p

Low GC

High GC

p


A/T -> C/G

0.00049

0.00057

4.1 × 10-1

0.00020

0.00014

7.6 × 10-1

A/T -> G/C

0.00214

0.00257

6.9 × 10-2

0.00069

0.00074

7.3 × 10-1

A/T -> T/A

0.00049

0.00043

5.0 × 10-1

0.00018

0.00014

6.6 × 10-1

C/G -> G/C

0.00088

0.00080

5.5 × 10-1

0.00031

0.00028

9.0 × 10-1

C/G -> A/T

0.00095

0.00075

1.3 × 10-1

0.00035

0.00027

2.9 × 10-1

C/G -> T/A

0.00275

0.00268

7.3 × 10-1

0.00105

0.00109

1

CpG -> TpG

0.03226

0.02081

7.3 × 10-3

0.01464

0.01300

6.7 × 10-1


GC*

0.35548

0.41816

1.3 × 10-4

0.35703

0.38604

3.7 × 10-1


Number of sites (Mb)

0.96

0.44

-

0.96

0.44

-


Note: as stated in the text, only regions displaying low recombination rates were analyzed.

Pozzoli et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2008 8:99   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-99

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