Table 2

Pearson correlation coefficient (expressed as percentage) between different methods

1

2

3

4

5

6


1. 16S rRNA gene identity

100

2. Identity in MLSA

86.5

100

3. Identity in supertree analysis

91.1

98.4

100

4. Average aminoacid identity (AAI)

85.9

97.7

96.9

100

5. Karlin genome signature dissimilarity

71.5

85.3

82.3

84.9

100

6. BLAST proteome identity

77.1

89.0

86.4

92.5

85.5

100


Thompson et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009 9:258   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-258

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