Table 4 MLR analysis of GC*CpG and ΔGC in relation to methylation frequency, CpG[o/e], and recombination rate
GC*CpGΔGC
ChickenHumanChickenHuman
Partial CorrelationP-ValuePartial CorrelationP-ValuePartial CorrelationP-ValuePartial CorrelationP-Value
Methylation frequency0.1742.99·10−70.2081.20·10−11-0.375< 2·10−16-0.371< 2·10−16
CpG[o/e]0.580< 2·10−160.0205.11·10−10.571< 2·10−160.0019.79·10−1
Recombination rate0.2544.59·10−140.1491.20·10−60.1423.06·10−50.0818.97·10−16
R2 = 0.84R2 = 0.17R2 = 0.48R2 = 0.29
  • Partial correlations significant below a P-value threshold of 0.05 are in bold. MLR, multiple linear regression.