Table 2

Immediate gene adjacency is conserved across widely divergent eukaryotes
Species Protein Coding Genes Ribosomal Protein Genes Adjacent RPs P-Value RRB Genes Adjacent RRBs P-value
S. cerevisiae 5,797 180 24 1.1x10-4 282 44 4.1x10-4
N. crassa 10,082 115 22 3.9x10-15 N/A N/A N/A
A. nidulans 9,541 132 16 1.5x10-7 N/A N/A N/A
H. sapiens 22,287 144 6 2.8x10-3 118 0 7.1x10-1
D. melanogaster 13,601 165 6 1.1x10-1 110 0 8.3x10-1
C. elegans 19,735 86 6 1.1x10-5 106 6 1.6x10-4
A. thaliana 26,207 387 46 1.0x10-14 111 2 6.9 x10-2
T. thermophila 27,424 63 6 1.9x10-8 92 2 2.4x10-2
P. falciparum 5,268 160 21 2.4 x10-4 100 4 6.0x10-4
G. lamblia 6,470 66 2 1.5x10-1 94 0 3.2x10-1
N. gruberi 15,727 130 2 3.6x10-1 N/A N/A N/A

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Arnone et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:546   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-546

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