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The phylogenetic position of Acoela as revealed by the complete mitochondrial genome of Symsagittifera roscoffensis

Adina Mwinyi1, Xavier Bailly2, Sarah J Bourlat3, Ulf Jondelius3, D Timothy J Littlewood4 and Lars Podsiadlowski1*

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1 Department of Evolutionary Biology and Ecology, University of Bonn, An der Immenburg 1, 53121 Bonn, Germany

2 UPMC-CNRS, FR2424, Station Biologique de Roscoff, Place Georges Teissier, 29680 Roscoff, France

3 Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Box 50007, 10405 Stockholm, Sweden

4 Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010, 10:309  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-309

Published: 13 October 2010

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Supplemental Figs. S1-3. Gene order comparison with CREX (number of common intervals, breakpoint distances); phylogenetic analysis under exclusion of Acoela and Nemertodermatida; phylogenetic analysis under exclusion of Xenoturbella.

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