Table 4

Correlations between recombination rate and sequence composition in 1 Mb bins
Sex-average Male Female
Motif Correlation P-value J D J/D Correlation P-value J D J/D Correlation P-value J D J/D
GC% 0.34 <0.0001 0.45 0.38 1.19 0.15 <0.0001 0.43 0.40 1.09 0.44 <0.0001 0.46 0.38 1.21
Line −0.05 0.0227 458 492 0.93 0.03 0.1643 477 485 0.98 −0.08 <0.0001 456 494 0.92
Low-complexity −0.26 <0.0001 131 174 0.75 −0.15 <0.0001 139 165 0.84 −0.31 <0.0001 129 173 0.75
LTR 0.06 0.0037 136 132 1.03 0.07 0.0011 136 133 1.02 −0.01 0.5137 131 135 0.97
Simple repeat 0.31 <0.001 179 150 1.19 0.18 <0.0001 174 158 1.10 0.31 <0.0001 179 150 1.19
SINE 0.35 <0.0001 754 506 1.49 0.18 <0.0001 690 587 1.18 0.43 <0.0001 785 492 1.60
CCTCCT 0.34 <0.0001 463 294 1.57 0.17 <0.0001 424 339 1.25 0.41 <0.0001 474 291 1.63
CCTCCCT 0.37 <0.0001 159 82 1.95 0.19 <0.0001 143 103 1.38 0.45 <0.0001 166 81 2.05
CTCTCCC 0.38 <0.0001 137 79 1.72 0.21 <0.0001 125 93 1.34 0.44 <0.0001 141 80 1.76
CCCCCCC 0.41 <0.0001 184 64 2.88 0.21 <0.0001 155 89 1.73 0.49 <0.0001 193 62 3.10
CCCCACCCC 0.36 <0.0001 52 18 2.91 0.17 <0.0001 43 28 1.52 0.45 <0.0001 56 17 3.30
CCNCCNGGNGG 0.25 <0.0001 24 8 2.84 0.09 <0.0001 19 12 1.52 0.33 <0.0001 25 7 3.41
CCNCCNTNNCCNC 0.36 <0.0001 44 17 2.68 0.19 <0.0001 37 24 1.55 0.44 <0.0001 47 16 2.95

Columns J and D represent the average composition (GC content and counts of motifs) of Jungle and Desert regions respectively. The J/D ratio represents the comparison of these compositions, a value higher than one indicating that the motif is more frequent in Jungle than in Desert regions.

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Tortereau et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:586   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-586

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