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Table 3 Accuracy of data sets generated along a 18 taxa tree (JC and HKY models).

From: Is plant mitochondrial RNA editing a source of phylogenetic incongruence? An answer from in silico and in vivo data sets

18 taxa tree - JC model
% editing 0 1 3 5 7 10
1,000 nucleotides       
Genomic 1 0.91 0.90* 0.93* 0.92* 0.88*
cDNA 1 0.86 0.75 0.65 0.52 0.46
Control 1 0.91 0.88 0.94 0.89 0.88
18 taxa tree – HKY model
% editing 0 1 3 5 7 10
1,000 nucleotides       
Genomic 1 0.93 0.96* 0.96* 0.94* 0.93*
cDNA 1 0.87 0.86 0.85 0.73 0.71
Control 1 0.91 0.90 0.95 0.83 0.83
  1. * indicates that the comparison between genomic and cDNA accuracy is significant (Pχ21< 0.05)
Accuracy of ML inferred trees from data sets of 1,000 bp generated along a 18 taxa tree and under a growing percentage of editing positions. Background sites evolved according both JC and HKY models [17, 18]. Results from multiple alignments without editing sites are also shown as control.