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Table 2 Allele types and frequencies of Msp1, Msp2 and Glurp genes

From: Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum populations in southeast and western Myanmar

Gene (total allele numbers) Type Size (bp) Shwekyin
(Southeast Myanmar)
Myawaddy
(Southeast Myanmar)
Kyauktaw
(Western Myanmar)
Total P-value
    n (%) n (%) n (%)   
Msp1 (311) K1 120–200 34 (19.54) 25 (34.73) 12 (18.46) 71 (22.83) χ 2 = 21.03, df = 8
P = 0.0071
250–300 0 (0) 1 (1.39) 3 (4.62) 4 (1.29)
MAD20 120–150 27 (15.52) 12 (16.67) 8 (12.31) 47 (15.11)
180–300 56 (32.18) 23 (31.94) 26 (40.00) 105 (33.76)
RO33 150–200 57 (32.76) 11 (15.28) 16 (24.62) 84 (27.01)
Msp2 (291) 3D7 350–400 14 (8.75) 19 (24.68) 1 (1.85) 34 (11.68) χ 2 = 35.78, df = 10
P < 0.0001
450–550 80 (50.00) 45 (58.44) 30 (55.56) 155 (53.26)
600–700 9 (5.63) 0 (0) 3 (5.56) 12 (4.12)
FC27 200–250 14 (8.75) 0 (0) 1 (1.85) 15 (5.15)
280–350 41 (25.63) 13 (16.88) 18 (33.33) 72 (24.74)
400–500 2 (1.25) 0 (0) 1 (1.85) 3 (1.03)
Glurp (208) 500–600 10 (9.60) 1 (1.85) 0 (0) 11 (5.29) χ 2 = 20.57, df = 6
P = 0.0022
700–750 48 (46.20) 23 (42.6) 12 (24.0) 83 (39.9%)
800–850 28 (26.90) 20 (37.0) 19 (38.0) 67 (32.21%)
900–1000 18 (17.30) 10 (18.5) 19 (38.0) 47 (22.6%)