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Figure 5 | Genome Biology

Figure 5

From: Sequencing and analysis of an Irish human genome

Figure 5

Tajima's D values for paralogs arisen from gene duplications of different ages. Mean Tajima's D values for genes involved in duplication events of differing ages. Horizontal dotted line indicates median Tajima's D value of all genes in human genome. As can be seen, genes involved in a recent duplication event in general show lower values of D than the genome-wide average, with genes involved in a duplication event specific to Humans, as a group, showing the lowest values of D. (Kruskal-Wallis P < 2.2 × 10-16).

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