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Table 3 Multivariate model fitting of genomic- and functional propertiesa of genes to their evolutionary propertiesb.

From: Functional and evolutionary correlates of gene constellations in the Drosophila melanogaster genome that deviate from the stereotypical gene architecture

Evolutionary property (sample size) Genomic and functional properties Fitted model R P-value
Codon usage bias (CAI) (N = 10118) X- versus autosomal linkage (Chr.) -0.027 + 0.256 Chr. 0.096 1.0 × 10-6
  Gene Ontology (GO) -0.077 + 0.256 Chr. + 0.123 GO 0.114 1.0 × 10-6
  Recombination rate (Rec.) and gene constellation (Const.) 0.051 + 0.222 Chr. + 0.114 GO + 0.041 Rec. - 0.008 Const. 0.129 1.0 × 10-6
Ka/Ks (N = 7425) Gene Ontology (GO) 0.103 - 0.246 GO 0.121 1.0 × 10-6
  Gene constellation (Const.) -0.115 - 0.222 GO + 0.014 Const. 0.144 1.0 × 10-6
Tajima's D (N = 461) Recombination rate (Rec.) 0.239 - 0.301 Rec. 0.160 6.0 × 10-4
  Gene Ontology (GO) 0.154 - 0.293 Rec. + 0.184 GO 0.184 4.0 × 10-4
F ST (N = 461) X- versus autosomal linkage (Chr.) -0.286 + 0.657 Chr. 0.326 1.0 × 10-6
Q ST (N = 3238) No fitting model    
  1. aSubset of properties chosen from Table 1 whose effects on the evolutionary dynamics of genes commonly appreciated
  2. bC.f. Table 2
  3. cKa and Ks analyzed separately (c.f. main text for results)
  4. dθW and θπ analyzed separately (c.f. main text for results)