TABLE 3

Review of FST estimates at a worldwide spatial scale in human populations

No. of groups
or populations
Gene heredity
FST statisticsYAMtDNAReference
15GST (1)0.18a; 0.54b0.10a; 0.11b; 0.15c0.25dJorde et al. (2000)
ΨST (2)0.17a0.12a; 0.15b; 0.19c0.30d
19ΨST (2)0.19e0.27fPoloni et al. (1997)
15ΨST (2)0.16a; 0.30eHammer et al. (1997)
50ΨST (2)0.36gHammer et al. (2001)
10FST (1)0.41hReviewed in Hammer et al. (2001), data from Underhill et al. (1997)
ΨST (2)0.54h
ΨST (2)0.65hSeielstad et al. (1998) from Underhill et al. (1997)
20ΨST (2)0.23aKayser et al. (2001)
21ΨST (2)0.09a; 0.40cQuintana-Murci et al. (1999)
5KST (3)0.14dThomson et al. (2000)
10; 14ΨST (2)0.16e; 0.16aBarbujani et al. (1997)
5FST (1)0.14eBowcock et al. (1991)
31FST (1)0.112cWatkins et al. (2001)
3Equation 24a, 24b0.034d,iYu et al. (2001)
4Equation 24a, 24b0.165d,iZhao et al. (2000)
13FST (1)0.147j,kZietkiewicz et al. (1998)
10ΨST (2)0.25fExcoffier et al. (1992)
  • (1) FST or GST, Cockerham and Weir (1993); Wright (1951); (2) ΨST, Excoffier et al. (1992); (3) KST Hudson et al. (1992).

  • a Microsatellites.

  • b Restriction site polymorphism (RSP).

  • c Alu.

  • d Sequences.

  • e RFLP.

  • f mtDNA RFLP.

  • g SSCP + DHPLC.

  • h Denaturing high-performance liquid chromatography (DHPLC).

  • i Introns or noncoding regions.

  • j SSCP + heteroduplex analysis + sequencing.

  • k Neutral polymorphisms.