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Table 3 D1 distances (closest to minimum, bold) among RNA rings (Table 1). Two last columns: amino acid matching predicted RNA ring anticodon/sum of D1; number N of genetic code integration hypotheses with D2 < D1/* = P < .05 two-tailed sign test

From: The primordial tRNA acceptor stem code from theoretical minimal RNA ring clusters

D112345678910111213141516171819202122232425AA/sumN/test
1 81614161415161317131115161411121617121011141615F/33241*
28 15181514161613181211161616111318161488151815M/34035*
31615 132136514151511414151618161120111414157S/29925
4141813 111211121313161610161617161512151718151110Py/33724
51615211 126514151512215141618161320121414159V/29920
61414131212 13121317151512151514131513151616131312N/33220
71516611613 7121616144141517181712181416151412D/3166*
816165125127 151516136151517181612181316121311R/31412*
91313141314131215 17181614151918181715161514181812Sc/37721
10171815131517161517 1316168111314416151618141712L/34611*
1113121516151516161813 141412748141710151691316P/31838*
121111111612151413161614 141813141216181448131310E/31634*
1315164102124614161414 141515171712181416141511G/29517*
141616141615151415158121814 1414171214161817111413I/3486*
15141615161415151519117131514 1113917141217111416Q/33315*
1611111617161417171813414151411 4121781415111517L/32136*
17121318161813181818148121717134 131641214151318K/34440*
1816181615161517161741416171291213 15151518151814S/35322
19171611121313121215161718121417171615 161617181712A/3599*
20121420152015181816151014181614841516 1415151319W/35432*
2110811171216141315161541418121412151614 7151511C/31427
22118141814161616141816816171715141817157 171515H/35237*
231415141514131512181491314111111151518151517 613T/32729
24161815111513141318171313151414151318171315156 16Y/34736*
251515710912121112121610111316171814121911151316 G/31624