Table I.

Comparison of coding sequences from different poplar species with coding sequences of P. trichocarpa

Other Poplar Species Used for EST LibrariesPopulus trichocarpa Nucleotide Sequence Divergencea
%
P. alba (Pal)2.37 ± 0.9
P. alba × P. tremula (Pat)2.51 ± 1.59
P. tremuloides (Ptl)1.81 ± 0.47
P. tremula × P. tremuloides (Ptt)2.11 ± 1.0
  • a Full-length EST nucleotide sequences aligned and average percent difference calculated. N = 4, 2, 9, and 26, respectively, by row.