TABLE 3

Range of parameters used to estimate the most likely demographic scenario

ParameterRangeNo. of intervals used
Reduction factor from ancestral population size1/1,000–1/1.2516
Mutation rate (Embedded Image/bp)2.5 × 10−10–1.75 × 10−97
Split 1 (yra)1,000–200,0005
Split 2 (yra)500,000; 1,000,0002
Migration rate (m)0; 5 × 10−7; 2.5 × 10−73
Recombination rate (r/bp)2.5 × 10−9; 2.5 × 10−102
Effective population size (Ne)0.5 × 106; 1 × 106; 2 × 1063
  • a Assuming two generations per year.