Table 3.

Estimates of the population recombination parameter ρ (Morgans/kb) in the regions 0–20 kb left and right of the MAT locus (rholike method)

RegionEuropeFar East
Left of MAT 4.7 (1.8–12.8)1.2 (0.4–6.9)
Right of MAT 7.0 (3.0–14.8)3.5 (0.8–14.2)
Average5.9 (2.4–12.8)2.4 (0.6–8.7)
  • The MAT locus is defined here as the region with significant homology to HML and includes 800 bp to the left of YCR039C and 190 bp to the right of YCR040W.