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On the alleged origin of geminiviruses from extrachromosomal DNAs of phytoplasmas

Federica Saccardo1, Emanuele Cettul1, Sabrina Palmano2, Emanuela Noris2 and Giuseppe Firrao13*

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1 Dipartimento di Biologia e Protezione delle Piante, Università di Udine, via Scienze 208, 33100 Udine, Italy

2 Istituto di Virologia Vegetale, CNR, Strada delle Cacce 73, 10135 Torino, Italy

3 Istituto Nazionale di Biostrutture e Biosistemi, Interuniversity Consortium, Italy

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:185  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-185

Published: 28 June 2011

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Supplementary Table 1. Designation, related species, disease caused, origin and 16Sr group affiliation of phytoplasmas screened for EcDNAs by Southern blot.

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Supplementary Table 2. Geminivirus, phytoplasmal and bacterial sequences reported in figures 1-5.

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Supplementary Table 3. Oligonucleotide primers used for EcDNA NJAY detection and sequencing.

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