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Genome fluctuations in cyanobacteria reflect evolutionary, developmental and adaptive traits

John Larsson1*, Johan AA Nylander12 and Birgitta Bergman1

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1 Department of Botany, Stockholm University, SE-106 09, Stockholm, Sweden

2 Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, P.O. Box 1172 Blindern, NO-0318 Oslo, Norway

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:187  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-187

Published: 30 June 2011

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Additional file 1:

Overview of the 58 cyanobacteria which genomes were examined in this study. Information on general genome features and characteristics of species is provided.

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Orthologs in the cyanobacterial core. List of orthologs present in all genomes examined. Gene locus tags and functional annotations (for the Uniprot, Pfam and COG databases) are provided

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Orthologs missing in finished genomes. List of orthologs which are missing, or pseudogenized, in finished genomes while present in all others genomes. Locus tags for pseudogenes and functional annotations are provided.

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Orthologs present in the most recent common cyanobacterial ancestor. List of orthologs predicted in the most recent common ancestor of cyanobacteria. Functional annotations and gene locus tags in each genome (when available) is provided.

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Orthologs specific to filamentous cyanobacteria. List of orthologs present in all filamentous cyanobacteria with finished genomes and missing from all unicellular cyanobacteria.

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Orthologs specific to heterocystous cyanobacteria. As above.

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Orthologs specific to plant-symbiotic cyanobacteria. As above.

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Individual and concatenated alignments for protein groups. Compressed file containing all alignments of individual groups (fasta format) and the concatenated alignment of 285 single-copy genes (phylip format).

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Details on test of incongruence. Description of statistical analyses carried out on phylogenetic trees from the 285 single-copy orthologs and the concatenated alignment.

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