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Table 3 McDonald–Kreitman tests on MSP1 of Plasmodium knowlesi with P. vivax MSP1 ortholog as outgroup species

From: Within-population genetic diversity and population structure of Plasmodium knowlesi merozoite surface protein 1 gene from geographically distinct regions of Malaysia and Thailand

MSP1 Polymorphic changes within P. knowlesi Fixed differences between species Neutrality index Fisher’s exact test P-value
Syn NonSyn Syn NonSyn
C-terminal (42 kDa) 47 27 72 84 0.49 0.01
  1. Syn synonymous substitutions, NonSyn non synonymous substitutions