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The evolutionary history of the stearoyl-CoA desaturase gene family in vertebrates

L Filipe C Castro1*, Jonathan M Wilson1, Odete Gonçalves1, Susana Galante-Oliveira1, Eduardo Rocha12 and Isabel Cunha1

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1 Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR), CIMAR Associate Laboratory, University of Porto (U.Porto), Portugal

2 Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS), University of Porto (U.Porto), Portugal

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:132  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-132

Published: 19 May 2011

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Evolutionary relationships of WNT8 (A), HNRNP (B), CHUK (C), ERLIN (D), SEC31 (E), PLAC8 (F), and TMEM150 (G).

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Gene expression of SCD1a and SCD1b in G. aculeatus tissues. E - eye, B-brain, H-heart, Sp-spleen, L-liver, O-ovary, Sk-skin, G-gill, St-stomach, Hg-hind gut.

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