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Table 3 Numbers of synonymous substitutions per synonymous site (Ks) at hydrophobic (below diagonal) and cross-linking (above diagonal) regions of ELN gene. The number of substitutions was estimated with Li-Wu-Luo method [25] in pair-wise comparisons.

From: Multi-species sequence comparison reveals dynamic evolution of the elastin gene that has involved purifying selection and lineage-specific insertions/deletions

Ks Human Baboon Cat Dog Cow Pig Mouse Rat
Human   0.13 0.529 0.519 0.546 0.686 0.835 0.785
Baboon 0.138   0.509 0.524 0.614 0.675 0.904 0.827
Cat 0.489 0.556   0.289 0.436 0.553 0.773 0.718
Dog 0.556 0.568 0.388   0.509 0.594 0.854 0.742
Cow 0.664 0.644 0.49 0.544   0.489 1.001 1.032
Pig 0.552 0.579 0.427 0.502 0.529   1.098 0.911
Mouse 0.626 0.673 0.744 0.678 0.847 0.703   0.286
Rat 0.653 0.684 0.811 0.767 0.827 0.736 0.258