Table 5: DNA sequence homology for different structural domains of the four groups of C. s. scutulatus metalloproteinase genes.

Group number domainTotalProteinase domainIntronZinc-binding domain

GP1 versus GP284.5%89%67.3%100%
GP1 versus GP398%99%94.7%100%
GP1 versus GP498%99%96%100%
GP2 versus GP383%89%67%100%
GP2 versus GP483%90%70%100%
GP3 versus GP499%99%100%100%