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Table 3 Pearson correlation coefficients (R) and their statistical significance between dN/dS and body mass for different datasets re-analyzed in the present study. Significant correlations are highlighted in italics

From: GC-biased gene conversion conceals the prediction of the nearly neutral theory in avian genomes

Dataset Neornithes Neoaves Neornithes
GC-conservative
Neoaves
GC-conservative
R p value R p value R p value R p value
Figuet+HMMclean 0.11 4.66 × 10−1 0.3 6.00 × 10−1 0.51 3.53 × 10 −4 0.75 3.68 × 10 −8
Botero-Castro 0.33 2.68 × 10 −2 0.69 1.41 × 10 −6 0.55 1.23 × 10 −4 0.83 5.86 × 10 −11
Original dataset of our study 0.08 6.09 × 10−1 0.19 2.19 × 10−1 0.57 3.15 × 10 −5 0.72 7.34 × 10 −8