Table 3

Comparison and significant test of log-likelihood ratio of dN/dS between genes

Category/Gene

Estimated dN/dS

lnL

Fixed dN/dS

lnL

2ΔLa


Between groups D and C


KS1

0.386

-3341.16

0.2815

-3345.46

8.59**

KO2

0.177

-3118.44

0.2815

-3126.22

15.56***

CPS1

0.144

-3034.22

0.2815

-3049.87

31.3***

GA2ox4

0.129

-2733.05

0.2815

-2755.45

44.8***

Within group C

KO2

0.177

-3118.44

0.153

-3119.19

1.50NS

CPS1

0.144

-3034.22

0.153

-3034.35

0.26NS

GA2ox4

0.129

-2733.05

0.153

-2734.14

2.18NS

Between groups C and B

KO2

0.177

-3118.44

0.1015

-3128.93

20.98***

CPS1

0.144

-3034.22

0.1015

-3038.05

7.66**

GA2ox4

0.129

-2733.05

0.1015

-2735.16

4.21*

KAO

0.074

-3071.99

0.1015

-3075.8

7.62**

GA3ox2

0.073

-2210.46

0.1015

-2213.21

5.50*

Within group B

KAO

0.074

-3071.99

0.0735

-3071.99

0NS

GA3ox2

0.073

-2210.46

0.0735

-2210.46

0NS

Between groups B and A

KAO

0.074

-3071.99

0.0475

-3078.8

13.62***

GA3ox2

0.073

-2210.46

0.0475

-2214.72

8.52**

GA20ox2

0.022

-1373.16

0.0475

-1379.06

11.8***


a d.f. = 1, ***P < 0.001, ** P < 0.01, *P < 0.05, NS not significant.

Yang et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009 9:206   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-206

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