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Table 3 The average pairwise nucleotide and amino-acid distances for MHC class I and class II genes in the brown bear

From: Evolution of major histocompatibility complex class I and class II genes in the brown bear

           K2P nucleotide distance     Poisson corrected amino acid distance
  All sites ABS Non-ABS All sites ABS Non-ABS
MHC class I 14.7 (1.6) 44.8 (7.6) 10.6 (1.4) 25.0 (4.0) 87.0 (15.7) 17.5 (3.5)
MHC class II DRB 8.2 (1.4) 32.5 (6.5) 2.4 (0.8) 18.1 (3.9) 74.2 (15.6) 6.4 (2.3)
MHC class II DQA 3.0 (1.2) 12.0 (5.3) 0.0 6.2 (3.0) 25.1 (13.2) 0.0
MHC class II DQB 6.4 (1.3) 17.9 (4.6) 3.0 (1.0) 11.1 (3.0) 37.3 (11.7) 3.7 (1.9)
  1. Distances and standard error values are given as percentages per site; standard errors, obtained through 1000 bootstrap replicates, are in parentheses. K2P, Kimura 2-parameter models.