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Table 4 Polymorphism found in var2CSA DBL1 gene sequences from P. falciparum and chimpanzee malarial parasites

From: Malarial parasite diversity in chimpanzees: the value of comparative approaches to ascertain the evolution of Plasmodium falciparum antigens

  VAR2CSA-DBL1
Species π (SD.) Ds Dn Ds-Dn (SD.) p (Z-stat)
P. falciparum (Human, N = 21) 0.1173 (0.0064) 0.1674 0.1200 0.0471 (0.0186) 0.0227 (−2.3078) Ds > Dn
P. falciparum (Human-Chimp, N = 24) 0.1146 (0.0066) 0.1641 0.1171 0.0470 (0.0209) 0.0207 (−2.3449) Ds > Dn
Chimpanzee malaria (all Chimp, N = 8) 0.0939 (0.0062) 0.1424 0.0914 0.0509 (0.0206) 0.0087 (−2.6660) Ds > Dn
Chimpanzee malaria (Chimp-Clade A, N = 2) 0.0122 (0.0035) 0.0360 0.0069 0.0291 (0.0145) 0.0464 (−2.0124) Ds > Dn
Chimpanzee malaria (Chimp-Clade B, N = 6) 0.0895 (0.0065) 0.1240 0.0893 0.0347 (0.0188) 0.0797 (−1.7670) Ds = Dn
  1. Clade A and B are shown in Figure 9.