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Table 2 Mean nucleotide diversity (π) is higher at S. cerevisiae centromeres (in CDEII) than in selectively unconstrained sequences (TEs)

From: Evidence for a high mutation rate at rapidly evolving yeast centromeres

Population Strains CDEII S CDEII π TE S TE π P value CDEII:TE
Global 34 222 0.04 1715 0.01 9 × 10-11 3.6
European 11 29 0.006 133 0.001 2 × 10-10 4.8
Sake 3 27 0.01 32 0.005 6 × 10-6 2.6
Malaysian 3 1 0.0005 0 0 0.02 n/a
Oak 2 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a
West African 2 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a
  1. Nucleotide diversity of CDEII (π) was estimated across the CDEII component of all 16 centromeres and π for TEs was estimated for the 210 loci at which TEs appeared fixed. P values are the result of Wilcoxon tests comparing 16 estimates of π of CDEII to 210 estimates of π of TEs for each population.