TABLE 6.

Statistical analysis of multilocus linkage disequilibrium for the two Bacillus taxa

IsolateNo. of isolatesVE95% confidence limits of VEaVOP valuebIA ± SE
All isolates
    B. thuringiensis + B. cereus1981.1540.942-1.3651.658<0.0010.437 ± 0.092
    B. thuringiensis981.1320.835-1.4282.004<0.0010.771 ± 0.131
        Site F480.7150.446-0.9840.827NS0.157 ± 0.188
        Site S501.2110.774-1.6473.160<0.0011.610 ± 0.180
    B. cereus1001.0960.809-1.3821.408<0.050.286 ± 0.131
        Site F500.8850.567-1.2031.119NS0.265 ± 0.180
        Site S501.1620.739-1.5851.570NS0.351 ± 0.182
Unique ETs/HTs
    B. thuringiensis + B. cereus911.1450.831-1.4591.439NS0.257 ± 0.137
    B. thuringiensis351.1840.671-1.6971.785<0.010.507 ± 0.217
        Site F181.0050.387-1.6241.534NS0.526 ± 0.308
        Site S171.1800.446-1.9142.106<0.050.785 ± 0.311
    B. cereus560.8910.589-1.1941.065NS0.195 ± 0.170
        Site F290.7720.392-1.1530.960NS0.243 ± 0.246
        Site S300.9330.597-1.3591.113NS0.194 ± 0.228
  • a Calculated as described by Brown et al. (1).

  • b Probability of observing a VO/VE ratio as extreme as or more extreme than the original data, based on randomization. NS, nonsignificant (P > 0.05).