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Diversity of sponge mitochondrial introns revealed by cox 1 sequences of Tetillidae

Amir Szitenberg1, Chagai Rot12, Micha Ilan1 and Dorothée Huchon13*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel

2 Department of Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel

3 National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, 2024 W. Main St., Suite A200, Durham, NC 27705, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010, 10:288  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-288

Published: 20 September 2010

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Additional file 1:

18S rRNA sequences of Tetilla sp. from Israel and Cinachyrella levantinensis from Lebanon. DNA sequences alignment in nexus format.

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The null distribution of the log-likelihood ratio statistic (d). The null distribution of the log-likelihood ratio statistic (d) generated by the LRT analysis of co-evolution.

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Additional file 3:

Origin of the tetillid samples used in this study. A table describing the voucher number, GenBank accession number, geographical origin and contributor of each sample sequenced in this study.

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Additional file 4:

PCR primers used in this study. The sequences of PCR primers and their utilization in this study, specified for each specimen, are described in this file.

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LAGLIDADG protein alignment. Protein sequence alignment (in Nexus format) used to reconstruct the phylogenetic tree present in Figure 3.

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Cox 1 DNA alignment. DNA sequence alignment (in Nexus format) used to reconstruct the phylogenetic tree present in Figure 4.

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DNA alignment of the cox 1 sequences from taxa possessing introns 723. Cox 1 sequence alignment in Nexus format used in the co-evolution analyses.

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Additional file 8:

DNA alignment of the sponge and cnidarian introns 723. Intron sequence alignment in Nexus format used in co-evolution analyses.

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