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Table 5 Difference between non-synonymous divergence per non-synonymous site (K N ) and synonymous divergence per synonymous site (K S )

From: Low genetic diversity in the locus encoding the Plasmodium vivax P41 protein in Colombia’s parasite population

P. vivax/P. cynomolgi
n s48/45 N-terminal s48/45 C-terminal Complete sequences
Worldwide isolates KN- KS KN- KS KN- KS
36 −0.0151 ± 0.0031* −0.0107 ± 0.0032** −0.0160 ± 0.0028*
Colombian isolates    
30 −0.0178 ± 0.0038* - 0.0126 ± 0.0035** −0.0174 ± 0.0030*
P. vivax/P. knowlesi
n s48/45 N-terminal s48/45 c-terminal Complete sequences
Worldwide isolates K N - K S K N - K S K N - K S
36 −0.0196 ± 0.0036* −0.0107 ± 0.0034** −0.0185 ± 0.0031*
Colombian isolates    
30 −0.0233 ± 0.0042* −0.0125 ± 0.0036** −0.0217 ± 0.0035*
  1. KN - KS difference was estimated using the sequences obtained from the databases together with the Colombian ones (worldwide isolates) and just with those obtained in the Colombian population (Colombian isolates).
  2. n: number of isolates. *p <0.000; **p <0.001.