Table 2

Results of statistical tree comparisons showing p-values from the six statistical tests performed (see Methods).

Tests

nucleotides

amino acids


ELW

0.315

0.027

BP

0.312

0.026

KH

0.311

0.031

SH

0.311

0.031

WSH

0.311

0.031

AU

0.313

0.026


For both nucleotide and amino acid data, the tree in Fig. 2 was the preferred tree. The p-values shown here reflect the likelihood of topology of the tree in Fig. 3 compared to topology 2. Whereas topology 3 is not rejected with nucleotide data, it is rejected at the 5% level with amino acid data.

Douglas and Gower BMC Genomics 2010 11:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-14

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