Table 1

Evolutionary rates of genes with male-, female-, and unbiased expression

Species

Biasa

Genes

dS

dN

dN/dS


Dmel vs. Dsim

M

17

0.151

0.028

0.192

F

16

0.128

0.019

0.154

U

10

0.113

0.016

0.126

Dana vs. Dat

M

11

0.194

0.020

0.106

F

8

0.222

0.017

0.071

U

9

0.171

0.016

0.131

Dana vs. Dph

M

11

0.196

0.018

0.084

F

8

0.160

0.019

0.118

U

9

0.222

0.022

0.105


a For the Dmel vs. Dsim comparison, sex-bias classifications come from D. melanogaster microarray data. For the other comparisons, sex-bias classifications come from D. ananassae microarray data. "M", male-biased; "F", female-biased; "U", unbiased.

Grath et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009 9:291   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-291

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