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Table 1 Parameter values for the three demographic models simulated, shown in Figure 1

From: How do SNP ascertainment schemes and population demographics affect inferences about population history?

Variable Description a b c
  Generation time 5 years - -
Na = Nt = Ni Ancestral population sizes 15,000 - -
NtE Current European taurine population size 7,500 - -
NtA Current African taurine population size 7,500 - -
Ni Current indicine population size 15,000 - -
TAE Time of African–European divergence 15 kya (3,000 generations) - -
Ttb Timing of bottleneck in taurine cattle 40–36 kya - -
Ntb Size of bottleneck in taurine cattle 150 (0.01 × Na) - -
Tti Time of indicine–taurine divergence 280 kya (56,000 generations) - -
m i→t Number of migrants from indicine to taurine lineages per generation (prior to European–African split 15 kya) (Murray et al. 2010 [38]) 0 0.2175 0.2175
m t→i Number of migrants from taurine to indicine lineages per generation (prior to European–African split 15 kya) (Murray et al. 2010 [38]) 0 0.0125 0.0125
m i→A Number of migrants from indicine lineages into Africa per generation for the past 15 kya 0 0 2
  1. Parameter values adapted from Murray et al. [38].
  2. Values for simulations (b) and (c) were the same as for (a) unless specified.