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Table 2 Proportions of pseudogenes that have GC contents higher relative to their flanking regions in different categories of VEGA annotated human pseudogenes.

From: Assessing the genomic evidence for conserved transcribed pseudogenes under selection

Pseudogene category Transcribed and conserved (monkey) pseudogenes Non-transcribed pseudogenes P-value for statistical difference*
Processed 165/188 (87.77%) 2473/3274 (75.53%) < 10-04
Nonprocessed 9/14 (64.29%) 577/910 (63.40%) 0.7807
Unclassified 153/189 (80.95%) 2239/2970 (75.39%) 0.0961
Total 327/391 (83.63%) 5289/7154 (73.93%) < 0.0001
  1. * χ2 test with d.f. = 1.