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Horizontal gene transfer of microbial cellulases into nematode genomes is associated with functional assimilation and gene turnover

Werner E Mayer1, Lisa N Schuster1, Gabi Bartelmes1, Christoph Dieterich12 and Ralf J Sommer1*

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1 Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Department for Evolutionary Biology, Spemannstrasse 37, 72076 Tübingen, Germany

2 Max-Delbrueck-Centre for Molecular Medicine, Berlin

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:13  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-13

Published: 13 January 2011

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Multiple sequence alignments of the Pristionchus CBM49 domains obtained from the transcriptomes. (A) Nucleotide alignment. (B) Amino acid alignment. The alignments were created by Clustal × 2.0.11 [35].

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Table PCR primers. PCR primers used to amplify P. pacificus cellulase genes.

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