Table 2

Nucleotide and amino acid diversity, ω statistic and ancestor tissue. Nucleotide diversity, amino acid diversity, ω statistic (ratio between average number of non-synonymous substitutions per non-synonymous site, dN; and average number of synonymous substitutions per synonymous site, dS), and ancestor tissue for SRLV clones obtained from eight sheep of the Visna outbreak

Sheep No.

No. of clones

Nucleotide diversity

Amino acid diversity

dN/dS (ω)

Ancestor tissuea


Mean

Standard Error

Mean

Standard Error


166

90

0.0542

0.0029

0.0312

0.0017

0.690547

BAL

223

32

0.0372

0.0036

0.0333

0.0039

0.982374

PBMC

292

7

0.0035

0.0007

0.0031

0.0013

0.459471

nab

333

74

0.1158

0.0104

0.0496

0.0042

0.283522

PBMC

336

64

0.0659

0.0045

0.0342

0.0026

0.442547

BAL

368

43

0.0372

0.0033

0.0312

0.0024

0.722284

BAL

697

12

0.0188

0.0043

0.0179

0.0034

0.692030

na

698

28

0.0178

0.0042

0.0273

0.0041

0.346625c

na


a Inferences on tissue origin of most recent common ancestor were conducted only on large dataset (n > 30)

b na: non applicable

c dN/dS value (ω) was calculated excluding sequences with stop codons

Ramírez et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:8   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-8

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