Table 1 Reversion spectra of tetra-nucleotide repeats
(GACC)8(GACC)7ΔT
Relevant Genotype(GACC)7 −4 bp(GACC)10 +8 bp(GACC)13 +20 bpχ2 (p-Value)a(GACC)2ΔT −20 bp(GACC)5ΔT −8 bp(GACC)8ΔT +4 bp(GACC)11ΔT +16 bpχ2 (p-Value) vs. WT
vs. WTvs.msh2vs.msh6
Wild type01000721
msh282013.3 (2.6 × 10−4)02715.05 (0.025)
msh34614.5 (0.034)4.1 (0.044)8.8 (0.03)17120.019 (0.89)
msh690019 (1.3 × 10−5)01907.5 (0.0062)
  • Repeat tract changes were determined from random independent revertants. WT, wild type.

  • a χ2 and p-values (in parenthesis) are shown for the distribution of deletions vs. insertions and were calculated with an online program (http://www.socscistatistics.com/tests/chisquare/).