Table 3 Small DNA motifs with significant effects on crossover rate
Motif(s)ResolutionEffect DirectionExpected Deviance ExplainedAdditional Deviance ExplainedNominal P-ValuePermutation P-Value
AACAFull+2.5%3.1%9.25 × 10−60.004
GGATAG25 kb27.3%8.0%2.25 × 10−70.040
  • Expected deviance explained is the mean percentage of deviance explained by the most explanatory motif in 1000 permutations of DNA sequence within each bin in the focal interval. Permutation P-values control for multiple tests across all motifs of a given length.