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Table 3 Intron fragments

From: Patterns and rates of intron divergence between humans and chimpanzees

  n Variable Mean P
150 Nucleotides at 5' end versus central part of all introns
   5' end 36,384 Ki 0.938  
   Central 36,289 Ki 1.144 < 0.001
   5' end 36,384 GC 0.441  
   Central 36,289 GC 0.432 < 0.001
150 Nucleotides at 3' end versus remainder of all introns
   3' end 36,456 Ki 0.924  
   Central 36,289 Ki 1.144 < 0.001
   3' end 36,456 GC 0.410  
   Central 36,289 GC 0.432 < 0.001
1000 Nucleotides at 5' end versus central part of first introns
   5' end 3,295 Ki 1.096  
   Central 3,306 Ki 1.195 < 0.001
   5' end 3,295 GC 0.499  
   Central 3,306 GC 0.435 < 0.001
150 Nucleotides at 5' end of all introns
   Short 14,892 Ki 0.942  
   Long 21,492 Ki 0.935 0.371 (NS)
   Short 14,892 GC 0.459  
   Long 21,492 GC 0.429 < 0.001
150 Nucleotides at 3' end of all introns
   Short 14,929 Ki 0.924  
   Long 21,527 Ki 0.924 0.991 (NS)
   Short 14,929 GC 0.441  
   Long 21,527 GC 0.389 < 0.001
5' 1000 Nucleotides of first introns
   Short 150 Ki 1.193  
   Long 3,145 Ki 1.092 0.011
   Short 150 GC 0.549  
   Long 3,145 GC 0.499 0.234 (NS)
Central part after removing the 150 nucleotides at 5' and 3' end of all introns
   Short 14,014 Ki 1.078  
   Long 22,275 Ki 1.185 < 0.001
   Short 14,014 GC 0.451  
   Long 22,275 GC 0.420 < 0.001
Central part after removing the 1000 nucleotides at 5' end of first introns
   Short 140 Ki 1.172  
   Long 3,166 Ki 1.196 0.570 (NS)
   Short 140 GC 0.457  
   Long 3,166 GC 0.434 < 0.001
Central part of first introns versus central part of other introns
   First 3,306 Ki 1.195  
   Others 32,012 Ki 1.140 < 0.001
   First 3,306 GC 0.435  
   Others 32,012 GC 0.429 < 0.001
  1. Shown are the average Ki and GC for different fragments of introns. NS, not significant.