Table 3

Percentage of genetic variation explained by six possible explanatory variables according to PLSR analysis of chicken diversity level in 1 Mb windows
Red jungle fowl Broiler Layer Common variation
recombination rate 6.30 6.16 4.48 6.34
divergence (1.29) (1.37) 3.62 2.06
gene density 3.02 2.91 2.93 3.31
GC content 3.12 (3.06) (3.13) 3.48
dS (0.69) (0.65) (0.86) (0.78)
dN (0.49) (0.58) (0.66) (0.61)

Values in parentheses are for parameters that did not meet the p < 0.001 threshold in multi-linear regression.

Mugal et al.

Mugal et al. BMC Genomics 2013 14:86   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-86

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