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Table 2 Influence of explanatory variables on pathogen/non-pathogen classification when considering genomic, physiological, and network parameters in addition to reverse ecology-based measures

From: Limitations of a metabolic network-based reverse ecology method for inferring host–pathogen interactions

Variables Mammalian pathogens Plant pathogens Insect pathogens
Estimate[Averaged] Estimate[Best] Estimate[Averaged] Estimate[Best] Estimate[Averaged] Estimate[Best]
BSSHM 0.841 (0.29)   2.17 (0.08) 2.347 (0.01) 0.133 (0.90)  
BSSMH −0.838 (0.35)   0.674 (0.60)   −1.042 (0.41) 1.129 (0.06)
MCIHM −0.143 (0.86)   −1.758 (0.19) −2.124 (0.05) 0.534 (0.53)  
MCIMH −0.696 (0.07) −0.752 (0.03) 1.819 (0.01) 2.134 (<0.01) 1.207 (0.10)  
Genome size −1.951 (0.16) −2.621 (0.04) 0.657 (0.73)   −1.326 (0.47)  
#Genes 1.631 (0.29) 1.812 (0.15) −1.193 (0.54)   0.561 (0.80)  
Oxygen −1.726 (<0.01) −1.646 (0.01) −16.211 (0.99)   −18.171 (0.99) −18.264 (0.99)
N −4.564 (<0.01) −4.874 (<0.01) −0.615 (0.78)   −7.541 (<0.01) −8.816 (<0.01)
E 5.552 (<0.01) 5.79 (<0.01) 1.64 (0.33)   7.181 (<0.01) 7.213 (<0.01)
Q −0.307 (0.17)   0.367 (0.33)   −0.656 (0.09) −0.577 (0.10)
AICc   241.7   87.6   90.3
  1. The variable “Oxygen” indicates the species oxygen requirement (i.e., anaerobe or not). N and E correspond to the number of nodes and number of directed edges, respectively. Q indicates network modularity. See the footnote to Table 1 for a description of all other table elements