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Table 5 Different α values in a Γ distribution after excluding certain genes. Estimates based on the select-genes tree and the common-genes tree are shown.

From: Uncovering rate variation of lateral gene transfer during bacterial genome evolution

Group Original   Genes removed   Differencea
   Random Informational Conserved (Ratio)
  Select Common Select Common Select Common Select Common Select Common
Bacillus 0.39 0.39 0.38 0.39 0.39 0.39 0.47 0.47 0.11 0.00
Brucella 0.053 0.035 0.052 0.035 0.057 0.037 0.072 0.044 0.25 0.22
Burkholderia 0.35 0.18 0.35 0.16 0.37 0.19 0.50 0.21 0.13 0.60
Candidatus - -
Chlamydophila 0.41 0.39 0.40 0.41 0.54 0.52 0.56 0.52 0.87 1.00
Clostridium 0.50 0.52 0.49 0.52 0.59 0.63 1.06 1.12 0.18 0.18
Corynebacterium 0.79 1.19 0.80 1.19 1.01 1.70 1.75 3.06 0.22 0.27
Ehrlichia - -
Escherichia 0.23 0.31 0.25 0.31 0.26 0.33 0.31 0.39 0.17 0.25
Helicobacter 0.47 0.52 0.47 0.52 0.59 0.70 0.66 0.79 0.63 0.67
Lactobacillus - -
Mycobacterium 0.41 0.23 0.40 0.24 0.49 0.26 0.65 0.35 0.36 0.18
Mycoplasma - -
Prochlorococcus 2.42 2.56 2.46 2.56 3.05 3.44 5.50 6.95 0.19 0.20
Pseudomonas 1.66 1.91 1.64 1.91 2.16 2.28 3.80 3.86 0.24 0.19
Rhodopseudomonas 0.59 0.52 0.59 0.56 0.70 0.59 0.84 0.66 0.44 0.30
Rickettsia 0.33 0.35 0.33 0.37 0.44 0.41 0.53 0.50 0.55 0.31
Salmonella 0.37 0.080 0.39 0.080 0.44 0.095 0.49 0.102 0.50 0.68
Shigella 0.37 0.17 0.35 0.17 0.39 0.18 0.50 0.21 0.27 0.25
Staphylococcus 0.090 0.085 0.093 0.085 0.097 0.090 0.116 0.114 0.17 0.17
Streptococcus 0.34 0.29 0.34 0.29 0.37 0.33 0.47 0.41 0.23 0.33
Synechococcus - -
Vibrio 0.21 0.17 0.22 0.18 0.23 0.19 0.27 0.23 0.20 0.20
Xanthomonas 0.33 0.59 0.33 0.59 0.37 0.70 0.39 0.74 0.67 0.73
Yersinia 0.064 0.060 0.064 0.063 0.070 0.067 0.075 0.071 0.55 0.50
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