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Table 4 Percentage of occurrence of different phases of overlap in E. coli. The table includes the percentage of observed overlap longer than 4 bp in different orientations and phases and compares these empirical values with the percentages expected by the stop codon mutation hypothesis (SCM).

From: A statistical analysis of the three-fold evolution of genomic compression through frame overlaps in prokaryotes

  codirectional convergent
  (123:231) (123:312) (123:123) (123:132) (123:321) (123:213)
observed 32 68 0 46 32 22
SCM 54 46 0 39 34 27
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