TABLE 5

Comparison of estimates of θW for silent sites from different Drosophila species

D. melanogastercD. simulansc
D. mirandaaD. pseudoobscurabAfricanNon-AfricanAfricanNon-African
From synonymous sites
    Autosomal5.1 (2)30.1 (7)16.1 (16)15.5 (16)32.9 (7)25.0 (7)
    X chromosomal4.2 (8)27.0 (1)25.7 (5)10.2 (5)29.8 (5)19.8 (5)
From noncoding sites
    Autosomal2.7 (1)15.6 (16)
    X chromosomal6.2 (9)18.9 (9)
  • All numbers are shown after multiplication by 103. The number of loci on which the estimation is based is shown in parentheses.

  • a From current work.

  • b From the following references: Moriyama and Powell (1996), Hamblin and Aquadro (1999), Kovacevic and Schaeffer (2000), and Machado et al. (2002).

  • c From the compilation of Andolfatto (2001).