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Table 1 Comparison of nonsynonymous (d N) and synonymous (d S substitution rates in Plasmodium eba-175 region II)

From: Genetic evidence for contribution of human dispersal to the genetic diversity of EBA-175 in Plasmodium falciparum

Species N Length (bp) d N d S d N/d S P value
Human Plasmodium falciparum isolates 32 2,310 0.005 ± 0.001 0.002 ± 0.001 2.98 <2.2 × 10−16
  32 390 0.010 ± 0.004 0.000 ± 0.000 N/A N/A
Chimpanzee Plasmodium isolates 16 396 0.089 ± 0.013 0.110 ± 0.026 0.81 <2.2 × 10−16
Gorilla Plasmodium isolates 11 396 0.169 ± 0.019 0.207 ± 0.037 0.82 <2.2 × 10−16
Plasmodium reichenowi 5 393 0.003 ± 0.002 0.005 ± 0.005 0.47 0.32
  1. N/A not applicable.