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Table 5 Housekeeping genes

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

  n Variable Mean P
All introns     
   Housekeeping 1129 Length 1513.4  
   Others 50,544 Length 3257.7 < 0.001
   Housekeeping 1,129 GC 0.450  
   Others 50,544 GC 0.435 < 0.001
   Housekeeping 1,129 Ki 0.984  
   Others 50,544 Ki 1.018 0.037
Without housekeeping genes     
   Short 25,116 Ki 0.975  
   Large 25,428 Ki 1.061 < 0.001
   First 5,689 Length 7083.7  
   Others 44,855 Length 2772.5 < 0.001
  1. Shown are the mean length, GC content and Ki for housekeeping genes versus other genes. Also shown are mean Ki and length for short versus large introns, and first versus other introns in all introns without housekeeping genes.