Erratum to: Comparison of codon usage measures and their applicability in prediction of microbial gene expressivity
BMC Bioinformatics volume 11, Article number: 463 (2010)
The text referring to equation (1) states the value should be computed as the G-test statistic, which equals to 2*sum(O*ln(O/E)); therefore, the accompanying text is correct.
The text "a constant of 0.5 is added to the correction factor C" in the paragraph following equation (4), should state: "a constant of 0.5 is subtracted from the correction factor C".
The error in the formulae does not affect the results in the paper regarding performance of MILC, MELP and other codon distance measures as all calculations were performed using a correct implementation of MILC in the INCA software .
Supek F, Vlahovicek K: Comparison of codon usage measures and their applicability in prediction of microbial gene expressivity. BMC Bioinformatics 2005, 6: 182. 10.1186/1471-2105-6-182
Supek F, Vlahovicek K: INCA: synonymous codon usage analysis and clustering by means of self-organizing map. Bioinformatics 2004, 20(14):2329–2330. 10.1093/bioinformatics/bth238
The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1186/1471-2105-6-182
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Supek, F., Vlahoviček, K. Erratum to: Comparison of codon usage measures and their applicability in prediction of microbial gene expressivity. BMC Bioinformatics 11, 463 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-11-463