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Table 1 Correlation between somatic and germline mutation rates by nucleotide context

From: Origins and characterization of variants shared between databases of somatic and germline human mutations

Nucleotide ContextSomatic-Germline Spearman correlation coefficientP-Value
Trimer0.71<  2.2e-16
Trimer, excluding NCG sites0.65<  2.2e-16
Pentamer0.70<  2.2e-16
Pentamer, controlling for central 3 bases0.33<  2.2e-16
Heptamer0.64<  2.2e-16
Heptamer, controlling for central 5 bases0.16<  2.2e-16