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Table 3 Pairwise F ST estimates (θ) measured between each pair of populations

From: Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Baka Pygmies and their Bantu neighbours in the north of Gabon

  Group Village Isolated Pygmy villages Mixed villages Forestry Villages
Pygmies Pygmies Pygmies Pygmies Bantus Pygmies Bantus Pygmies Bantus Bantus Bantus Bantus
Etho Doumassi Esseng Mimbang Mimbang NkokAkom NkokAkom Zangaville Zangaville Bordamure STIBG TTIB
Microsatellites
 Isolated Pygmy villages Pygmies Bitouga −0.0256 −0.0101 −0.0033 −0.0068 −0.0016 −0.0005 −0.039 0.0075 −0.0217 0.0075 0.0025 −0.0017
Pygmies Etho   −0.0138 −0.0168 0.0162 −0.0135 −0.0175 −0.033 −0.0117 −0.0212 0.008 0.0045 −0.0073
 Mixed villages Pygmies Doumassi    −0.0069 −0.0175 0.0116 −0.0035 −0.0188 0.0392 −0.0301 0.0277 0.0058 0.02
Pygmies Esseng     −0.0022 0.0146 0.0164 −0.0166 −0.0202 −0.0138 0.0151 0.0113 0.0141
Pygmies Mimbang      −0.0015 0.0056 −0.0233 0.0057 0.0037 0.0164 0 0.0228
Bantus Mimbang       −0.0036 −0.0046 −0.0232 0.0156 0.0563 0.0142 0.0319
Pygmies NkokAkom        −0.02 0.0204 0.0163 0.0167 0.025 0.0139
Bantus NkokAkom         −0.0431 −0.0202 −0.0281 −0.0204 −0.0311
Pygmies Zangaville          −0.0277 0 −0.0065 −0.007
Bantus Zangaville           0.0025 −0.0087 −0.001
 Forestry villages Bantus Bordamure            0.0144 0.0054
Bantus STIBG             0.01
Candidate genes
 Isolated Pygmy villages Pygmies Bitouga −0.0417 0.0421 0.1063 0.1041 0.1398 0.0372 0.2664* 0.149 0.1301 0.1632 0.1509* 0.1428
Pygmies Etho   0.0027 0.0795 0.0244 0.1629 0.0272 0.2818 0.0324 0.0543 0.1335 0.1627* 0.1245
 Mixed villages Pygmies Doumassi    0.0469 −0.0436 0.0255 −0.064 0.1047 −0.0423 −0.0001 0.0128 0.114* 0.0194
Pygmies Esseng     0.1123 0.1308 0.1079 0.2229* −0.0417 0.0472 0.065 0.0752 0.1047*
Pygmies Mimbang      0.0236 −0.1455 0.0874 0.0718 −0.0164 0.0557 0.0987 0.0616
Bantus Mimbang       −0.0626 0.0374 0.0465 0.064 0.088 0.0498 0.0471
Pygmies NkokAkom        0.0754 0.1014 0.0076 0.0031 0.0273 0.0278
Bantus NkokAkom         0.2069 0.1619 0.1916 0.1838* 0.1617
Pygmies Zangaville          −0.0312 −0.0239 0.1373 −0.0645
Bantus Zangaville           0.0622 0.1055 0.0735
 Forestry villages Bantus Bordamure            0.1085 0.0272
Bantus STIBG             0.1612*
  1. Values in italics are F ST values obtained within mixed villages between P. falciparum from Pygmies and Bantus
  2. P-value <0.05 (after Bonferroni correction)