TABLE 4

Lineage-specific estimates of the proportion of nucleotide substitutions driven by positive selection (α) in the MSL-binding regions (and 95% confidence intervals), using flanking regions as a neutral standard

MethodD. melanogaster α (95% C.I.)D. simulans α (95% C.I.)D. yakuba α (95% C.I.)
Fay et al. (2002)0.65 (0.49, 0.85)0.13 (−0.26, 0.74)−0.14 (−1.11, 0.80)
Smith and Eyre-Walker (2002)0.59 (0.50, 0.85)0.06 (−0.24, 0.75)−0.21 (−0.47, 0.80)
Bierne and Eyre-Walker (2004)0.73 (0.38, 0.88)0.17 (−0.83, 0.60)0.09 (−0.71, 0.54)