Table 2

Summary statistics and coalescence estimates for NAT2 sequence data.

Sample

Ha

πb

θwc

Ned

TMRCAe


Mandenka (1188 bp)

0.837

0.218

0.173

10,932

799 ± 267

Mandenka (870 bp)

0.837

0.298

0.238

15,658

1,145 ± 382

12 African populationsf (870 bp)

meang

0.806

0.265

0.220

14,098

1,071 ± 372

standard deviationg

± 0.061

± 0.038

± 0.034

± 2,733

minimumg

0.678

0.181

0.156

9,173

947 ± 332

maximumg

0.879

0.302

0.271

19,903

1,297 ± 418


a Haplotype diversity

b Nucleotide diversity per bp (× 10-2) with Jukes and Cantor's correction

c Watterson's estimator of the population mutation parameter per bp (× 10-2)

d Effective population size

e Time to the most recent common ancestor (TMRCA) of all sampled genes (in thousand years)

f Sequence data from Patin et al. [10]

g Are reported here the mean (and standard deviation), minimum, and maximum values of the statistics computed for each of the twelve sub-Saharan African samples of Patin et al. [10]

Sabbagh et al. BMC Genetics 2008 9:21   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-9-21

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