TABLE 12

Comparison of replacement and silent variation in homologous immunity genes in D. simulans and D. melanogaster

PolymorphismaDivergence
ReplacementSilentReplacementSilentχ2 test
D. simulans36163635443.79, P ⪡ 10-5
D. melanogaster4169881131.24, P = 0.27
  • a Data from the immunity genes Relish, Spn43Ac, spz, Sr-CI, and Toll (see text).