Table 2 MLR analysis of CpG → CpA/TpG substitution rate in relation to CpG methylation level and sex-averaged recombination rate
ChickenHuman
Partial CorrelationP-ValuePartial CorrelationP-Value
CpG methylation level0.2725.09·10−160.370< 2·10−16
Recombination rate−0.535< 2·10−16−0.0557.61·10−2
R2 = 0.36R2 = 0.14
  • Partial correlations significant below a P-value threshold of 0.05 are in bold. MLR, multiple linear regression.