TABLE 1

Model parameters

ParameterDefinition
θ= 4Nhμ, where μ is the mutation rate per site per generation.
ρ= 4Nhr, where r is the recombination rate per site per generation.
NhThe current effective population size of humans.
NcThe current effective population size of chimpanzees.
NgThe current effective population size of gorillas.
NoThe current effective population size of orangutans.
NaThe ancestral population size for the human-chimp and human-gorilla ancestors. T1 The time (in units of 4Nh generations) of the human-chimp split.
T2The time (in units of 4Nh generations) of the human-gorilla split.
T3The time (in units of 4Nh generations) of the human-orang split.
nsNumber of contiguous sites in a locus.