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Table 4 Parameters inferred for positive amino-acid mutations in D. miranda and D. melanogaster

From: Similar rates of protein adaptation in Drosophila miranda and D. melanogaster, two species with different current effective population sizes

  D. miranda D. melanogaster
Ka (%)a 0.57 2.90
Ks (%)a 4.21 14.91
πs (%)a 0.62 2.48
ρ/site/generationb 8.8E-08 3.3E-08
μ/site/generationc 5.8E-09 5.8E-09
α d 0.44 0.51
T = (Ks-πs)/(2μ) 3,093,681 10,716,289
θ0 (%)e 0.99 2.81
2Nes* αe 1353.8 37.9
Ne = θ0/(3μ) 568,851 1,613,218
2Nes 3103 74
s 2.7E-03 2.3E-05
λ = (α *Ka)/(2T) 4.0E-10 7.0E-10
2Nes* λ 1.2E-06 5.1E-08
uben = λ/(4*Nes) 6.5E-14 4.7E-12
  1. a estimated from polymorphism data
  2. b from True et al. (1996) and Oritz-Barrientos et al. (2006)
  3. c from Haag-Liautard et al. (2007)
  4. d estimated from polymorphism data using Bierne & Eyre-Walker (2004)
  5. e estimated from polymorphism data using Wiehe & Stephan (1993) model