Table V.

Total distribution of D segments by RF usage

D Segment Reading FrameRearrangements
NonproductiveProductive
n (% of total)
122 (37.9)85 (22.5)
220 (34.5)177 (46.8)a
316 (27.6)116 (30.7)
  • a Significant (p < 0.05) difference between the use of RF2 in comparison to RF1 and RF3 in the productive repertoire.