Table 2

Correlations between genetic diversity and genetic differentiation

Hs

θ


Spanish populations

r (95% CI)

p

r (95% CI)

p

FST

-0.862 (-0.944 - -0.678)

<0.001

-0.682 (-0.864 - -0.342)

<0.001

F'ST

0.479 (0.046 - 0.760)

0.033

0.500 (0.074 - 0.771)

0.025

ΦST

-0.294 (-0.652 - 0.170)

0.208

-0.301 (-0.656 - 0.163)

0.197

D

0.765 (0.488 - 0.902)

<0.001

0.655 (0.300 - 0.851)

0.002


French populations

FST

-0.867 (-0.948 - -0.681)

<0.001

-0.625 (-0.840 - -0.238)

0.004

F'ST

0.645 (0.270 - 0.850)

0.003

0.705 (0.370 - 0.878)

<0.001

ΦST

-0.260 (-0.639 - 0.220)

0.282

-0.144 (-0.561 - 0.332)

0.557

D

0.876 (0.700 - 0.952)

<0.001

0.756 (0.460 - 0.901)

<0.001


Norwegian populations

FST

-0.916 (-0.968 - -0.791)

<0.001

-0.599 (-0.828 - -0.198)

0.007

F'ST

0.199 (-0.280 - -0.599)

0.413

0.446 (-0.011 - 0.748)

0.056

ΦST

-0.109 (-0.536 - 0.364)

0.658

-0.021 (-0.471 - 0.437)

0.931

D

0.631 (0.248 - 0.843)

0.004

0.717 (0.390 - 0.0.884)

<0.001


Central Asian populations

FST

-0.801 (-0.928 - -0.506)

<0.001

-0.494 (-0.795 - 0.002)

0.052

F'ST

-0.116 (-0.578 - 0.403)

0.669

0.125 (-0.395 - 0.584)

0.645

ΦST

-0.628 (-0.857 - -0.192)

0.009

-0.132 (-0.589 - 0.389)

0.625

D

0.565 (-0.013 - 0.860)

0.055

0.484 (-0.124 - 0.828)

0.111


Correlations between genetic diversity in markers and genetic differentiation between populations in different regions. Correlation coefficients are given with 95% confidence intervals are in parenthesis. Hs is subpopulation heterozygosity and θ is an estimate of microsatellite mutation rate.

Kronholm et al. BMC Genetics 2010 11:33   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-11-33

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