Table 1

Breakdown of full genome sequences sampled during three separate evolution experiments and the results of neutrality tests indicate no significant deviation from neutral evolution in any of the samples.

Neutrality testsa


Experiment

Sample

Sequences

Variable sites

Tajima's D

Fu and Li's F*


32-year SSRV

All SSRV

81

125

-0.85

-2.01

1987

9

13

-1.22

-1.20

1989

20

34

-1.23

-1.31

1991

10

15

-0.80

-1.12

1997

11

7

-1.22

-1.38

2008 (sugarcane)

12

12

-1.34

-1.73

2008 (Coix)

19

14

-1.5

-1.33


6-year MSV-B

All MSV-B

18

26

-0.31

-1.10

1991

10

11

-0.69

-0.10

1997

8

23

-1.35

-1.55


6-Year MSV-F

All MSV-F

22

51

-0.42

-1.01

1991

11

33

0.36

0.08

1997

11

34

0.211

-0.13


a All p-values are > 0.1 (i.e. there is no significant deviation from neutrality) for all tests other than for Fu and Li's F* with the full SSRV dataset which has a p-value between 0.05 and 0.1.

Harkins et al. Virology Journal 2009 6:104   doi:10.1186/1743-422X-6-104

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