Table 6

Eight clusters from 60 data set

Cluster

Number of species joined

Linnaean taxonomy levels in common

Deepest Linnaean taxonomy level


1

10

10

Carinatae

2

25

9

Mammalia

3

7

8

Gnathostomata

4

7

8

Gnathostomata

5

2

12

Hominidae

6

4

10

Elasmobranchii

7

4

12

Salmonidae

8

1

13

Rattus


Eight clusters created from the first recurrence algorithm execution calibrated with a rank value of nine. Species were grouped according to their deepest evolutionary relatedness based on Linnaean taxonomy levels. Clusters 2, 5 and 8 belong to the mammalian class.

Santos et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12(Suppl 4):S11   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-S4-S11

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