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Table 3 Slope of saturation for each gene partition before and after (in italics) removal of fast-evolving positions

From: Suprafamilial relationships among Rodentia and the phylogenetic effect of removing fast-evolving nucleotides in mitochondrial, exon and intron fragments

   Slopes of saturation (number of position considered)
Gene Total number of position Partition 1 Partition 2 Partition 3
Cytochrome b 1140
983 (86%)
0.13 (380)
0.21 (359)
0.42 (380)
0.43 (379)
0.009 (380)
0.09 (245)
12S rRNA 986
878 (89%)
0.29 (458)
0.33 (453)
0.12 (528)
0.20 (425)
 
IRBP 1272
1148 (90%)
0.55 (433)
0.57 (421)
0.59 (433)
0.77 (413)
0.25 (433)
0.32 (314)
vWF 1299
1110 (85%)
0.52 (424)
0.63 (406)
0.55 (424)
0.60 (407)
0.11 (424)
0.20 (297)
MGF 785
636 (81%)
0.70
0.88
  
PRKC 456
365 (80%)
0.56
0.69
  
SPTBN 756
575 (76%)
0.65
0.86
  
THY 484
387 (80%)
0.58
0.72
  
Flanking-Exons of introns 416
398 (96%)
0.31
0.43
  
  1. Protein coding genes (cytochrome b, vWF and IRBP) have been partitioned according to codon positions, the 12S rRNA is partitioned in stems and loops and there is one partition for each intron and one partition for combined exons. In each case, the number of positions is given in parentheses.