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The evolutionary history of the catenin gene family during metazoan evolution

Zi-Ming Zhao1, Albert B Reynolds2 and Eric A Gaucher1*

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1 School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA

2 Department of Cancer Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:198  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-198

Published: 8 July 2011

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The Bayesian phylogeny for the p120 subfamily.

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The Bayesian phylogeny for the beta catenin subfamily.

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The Bayesian phylogeny for the alpha catenin subfamily.

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Summary of annotation problems for the catenin family. 'armp' stands for 'armadillo segment polarity protein'. *Multiple GI numbers in the same box referred to the case that the same gene has been sequenced multiple times by different groups, and they are about 99-100% identical.

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