Table 2

Kimura model parameters

Human

Mouse

Rat

Mouse-Rat Ancestor


Genes

α

7.15 × 10-4

4.90 × 10-4

7.28 × 10-4

8.02 × 10-4

β

2.75 × 10-4

1.17 × 10-4

1.81 × 10-4

3.77 × 10-4


Pseudogenes

α

1.84 × 10-3

1.20 × 10-3

1.94 × 10-3

2.06 × 10-3

β

5.22 × 10-4

4.14 × 10-4

3.83 × 10-4

6.24 × 10-4


Rates of transition and transversion substitutions per million years, represented by α and β, respectively, in Kimura's two-parameter model of nucleotide substitution.

Liu et al. BMC Genomics 2009 10:480   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-480

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