TABLE 2.

Ka/Ks ratios for specific regions of ALS1, ALS3, and ALS5

Region of ALSaSequence 1bSequence 2bKaKsKa/KscNotes
Ig-likeALS5ALS10.10840.34990.3098Somewhat conserved; approx genome avg
ALS5ALS30.12950.42100.3076
ALS1ALS30.10640.46430.2291
TALS5ALS10.00000.01220.0000Highly conserved
ALS5ALS30.04370.56210.0777
ALS1ALS30.04370.53680.0814
TRALS5ALS10.22781.34030.1699Conserved
ALS5ALS30.24093.75010.0642
ALS1ALS30.06941.05660.0657
StalkALS5ALS11.17681.59990.7355Poorly conserved; many gaps
ALS5ALS31.16691.59810.7302
ALS1ALS30.46851.02330.4579
  • a The aligned regions were as follows: Ig-like, nucleotides (nt) 327 to 1280; T, nt 1281 to 1586; TR, nt 1587 to 2264; stalk, nt 2265 to 4586 (based on the ALS5 nucleotide sequence).

  • b The acquisition numbers were as follows: ALS5, gi_2522218; ALS1, gi_704426; ALS3, gi_29373982.

  • c Averages were as follows: Ig-like, 0.2822; T, 0.0530; TR, 0.0999; stalk, 0.6412.