Table 3

Top table shows the genetic distances among and between the MSP1a R1 repeat sequences reported on each ecoregion cluster.

Ecoregion

Cluster 1

Cluster 2

Cluster 3

Cluster 4


Cluster 1

0.212

0.311

0.319

0.337

Cluster 2

0.199

0.321

0.371

Cluster 3

0.175

0.214

Cluster 4

0.156

Geographical cluster

Western USA

Eastern USA

Mesoamerican+ Caribbean

South America

Western USA

0.418

0.399

0.514

0.519

Eastern USA

0.329

0.388

0.501

Mesoamerican+

0.454

0.455

Caribbean

South America

0.521


Bottom table displays the genetic distances among and between the MSP1a R1 repeat sequences clustered on a geographical basis.

Numbers in bold represent the distance between the MSP1a R1 repeat sequences contained within each ecoregion cluster.

Estrada-Peña et al. BMC Biology 2009 7:57   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-7-57

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