Additional file 1.

Additional Tables S1-S3 and additional Figures S1-S5. Table S1. Oikopleura dioica histone genes: stem-loop sequences and expression profiles. Table S2. Histone variants retained in mature Oikopleura dioica sperm. Table S3. Primer pairs used for quantitative RT-PCR. Figure S1. Phylogenetic relationships among Oikopleura dioica histone genes. Figure S2. Histones extracted from D4 and D6 animals. Figure S3. Spectra of O. dioica histone modifications obtained by LC-MS/MS. Figure S4. Alignment of mammalian somatic and testes-specific H2B variants with the canonical H2B of O. dioica. Figure S5. Histone H3 isoforms of species with substitutions surrounding the methylation site at K79. Additional Data References.

Format: DOC Size: 4.7MB Download file

This file can be viewed with: Microsoft Word Viewer

Moosmann et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:208   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-208