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Table 3 Coefficients of correlation between thermal tolerance and other selected parameters

From: Distribution and impact of yeast thermal tolerance permissive for mammalian infection

Parameter A Parameter B Correlation coefficient
   Kendall Pearson Spearman
Maximum growth temperature Phylum (asco-, basidiomycetes) 0.405 0.469 0.460
Latitude (absolute value) Maximum growth temperature -0.080 -0.144 -0.110
Latitude (absolute value) Growth at 4°C 0.178 0.202 0.217
Latitude (absolute value) Growth at 18°C 0.070 0.094 0.084
Latitude (absolute value) Growth at 25°C -0.147 -0.216 -0.178
Latitude (absolute value) Growth at 30°C -0.449 -0.500 -0.551
Latitude (absolute value) Growth at 35°C -0.210 -0.208 -0.265
Latitude (absolute value) Growth at 37°C -0.217 -0.217 -0.265
Latitude (absolute value) Growth at 40°C -0.078 -0.057 -0.093
Caspofungin resistance Growth at 37°C -0.279 -0.322 -0.316
Fluconazole resistance Growth at 37°C -0.185 -0.219 -0.209
Glucose fermentation Growth at 37°C 0.313 0.327 0.327
Growth at acidic pH Growth at 37°C 0.291 0.297 0.301
Urea hydrolysis Growth at 37°C -0.273 -0.273 -0.274
Diazonium Blue B reaction Growth at 37°C -0.302 -0.303 -0.304
Glucose assimilation Growth at 37°C -0.010 -0.017 -0.010
Galatose assimilation Growth at 37°C 0.069 0.062 0.071
Maltose assimilation Growth at 37°C 0.014 0.012 0.015
Sucrose assimilation Growth at 37°C 0.012 0.008 0.012
Trehalose assimilation Growth at 37°C -0.050 -0.052 -0.052
Melibiose assimilation Growth at 37°C -0.128 -0.124 -0.131
Lactose assimilation Growth at 37°C -0.139 -0.132 -0.143
Palatinose assimilation Growth at 37°C -0.023 -0.002 -0.024