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Natural variation in life history and aging phenotypes is associated with mitochondrial DNA deletion frequency in Caenorhabditis briggsae

Suzanne Estes1*, Anna L Coleman-Hulbert1, Kiley A Hicks1, Gene de Haan1, Sarah R Martha1, Jeremiah B Knapp1, Samson W Smith1, Kevin C Stein1 and Dee R Denver2

  • * Corresponding author: Suzanne Estes estess@pdx.edu

  • † Equal contributors

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1 Department of Biology, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97201, USA

2 Department of Zoology and Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:11  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-11

Published: 12 January 2011

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Table S1. ND5 deletion heteroplasmy data.

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Table S2. Life-history trait correlations.

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