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Table 1 Frequencies of 5-HTTLPR alleles in baboons (Papio spp.)

From: Insights into the genetic foundation of aggression in Papio and the evolution of two length-polymorphisms in the promoter regions of serotonin-related genes (5-HTTLPR and MAOALPR) in Papionini

    Total number of alleles Allele frequencies
   Number of individuals papL papS
Species Population N Females Males N Freq. N Freq.
Guinea baboons
(P. papio)
Total 31 15 16 62    62 100.0 %
West 23 10 13 46    46 100.0 %
East 8 5 3 16    16 100.0 %
Hamadryas baboons
(P. hamadryas)
Total 32 11 21 64 10 15.6 % 54 84.4 %
African 20 7 13 40 10 25.0 % 30 75.0 %
Arabian 12 4 8 24    24 100.0 %
Olive baboons
(P. anubis)
Total 21 8 13 42    42 100.0 %
West African 11 2 9 22    22 100.0 %
East African 10 6 4 20    20 100.0 %
Yellow baboons
(P. cynocephalus)
Total 21 8 13 42    42 100.0 %
North 9 4 5 18    18 100.0 %
South 12 4 8 24    24 100.0 %
Chacma baboons
(P. ursinus)
Total 18 3 15 36    36 100.0 %
South Africa 5 2 3 10    10 100.0 %
Moremi 13 1 12 26    26 100.0 %
Total   123 45 78 246 10 4.1 % 236 95.9 %