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Table 3 Gene feature length, polymorphism and divergence in females for genes with high, average and low levels of expression

From: Genomic analysis of the relationship between gene expression variation and DNA polymorphism in Drosophila simulans

  Low Average High Tukey's HSD summary* X 2 p-value
Number of genes 1,652 3,999 1,477    
Length       
   EXON 1,877 1,825 1,319 L=A>H 198.71 ***
   5'UTR 287 241 213 L>A>H 15.53 0.0004
   Intron 3,845 2,521 1,386 L>A>H 20.64 ***
   Number of introns 3.97 3.71 2.94 L=A>H 48.06 ***
   3'UTR 547 366 384 L>H=A 108.03 ***
Polymorphism       
   CPR 0.0260 0.0304 0.0315 H=A>L 59.21 ***
   5'UTR 0.0110 0.0115 0.0094 A=L>H 28.06 ***
   Nonsynonymous 0.0028 0.0021 0.0013 L>A>H 341.18 ***
   Synonymous 0.0337 0.0325 0.0259 L=A>H 148.96 ***
   First intron 0.0283 0.0272 0.0240 L=A>H 19.94 ***
   All introns 0.0309 0.0298 0.0260 L=A>H 24.77 ***
   3'UTR 0.0136 0.0116 0.0089 L>A>H 106.22 ***
Divergence       
   CPR 0.0452 0.0550 0.0597 H>A>L 132.46 ***
   5'UTR 0.0218 0.0229 0.0209 A≥L≥H 6.70 0.0350
   Nonsynonymous 0.0066 0.0048 0.0034 L>A>H 243.38 ***
   Synonymous 0.0513 0.0546 0.0476 A≥L≥H 79.80 ***
   First intron 0.0471 0.0459 0.0411 L=A>H 13.88 0.0010
   All introns 0.0482 0.0489 0.0437 A=L>H 22.22 ***
   3'UTR 0.0241 0.0221 0.0168   74.98 ***
  1. *L, low expression; A, average expression; H, high expression (see Materials and methods). X2 and p-values derived from Kruskal Wallis; three asterisks denote p-value < 0.0001. Divergence refers to lineage specific divergence along the D. simulans branch.