Table 1

Statistical Support for Inteins and Introns Targeting Conserved Sequences.

Intein

Group I Intron

Group II Intron

Spliceosomal Intron


VMC

All

0.0099

0.3909

Eukaryote

0.0541

0.3303

Archaea

0.0213

0.599

Bacteria

0.0117

0.1899


RFC

All

0.0209

0.2404

Eukaryote

0.0028

0.2024

Archaea

0.0551

0.246


CDC21

All

0.0022

Eukaryote

0.0036

Archaea

0.002


POL

All

0.0011

Bacteria

0.0070

Phage

0.0011


COX

All

0.0003

0.4176

Eukaryote

<0.0001

0.4597

Archaea

<0.0001

0.7597

Bacteria

0.0048

0.3372


p-values determined by Fisher's combined probability test. The rows giving different taxonomic ranges indicate the origin of the sequences that were used to calculate the conservation profiles.

Swithers et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009 9:303   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-303

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