TABLE 5

Estimates of the number of nonsynonymous and synonymous nucleotide substitutions per site between five species of primates using the method of Li (1993)

HumanChimpanzeeGorillaOrangutanSiamang
Human0.308 ± 0.0390.423 ± 0.0490.527 ± 0.0610.617 ± 0.066
Chimpanzee0.025 ± 0.0060.361 ± 0.0430.473 ± 0.0540.606 ± 0.068
Gorilla0.044 ± 0.0080.044 ± 0.0080.474 ± 0.0530.640 ± 0.068
Orangutan0.103 ± 0.0130.100 ± 0.0130.109 ± 0.0140.486 ± 0.053
Siamang0.108 ± 0.0130.115 ± 0.0140.113 ± 0.0140.141 ± 0.016
  • Values below and above the diagonal represent nonsynonsymous and synonymous nucleotide substitutions, respectively.