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Evolutionary factors affecting Lactate dehydrogenase A and B variation in the Daphnia pulex species complex

Teresa J Crease1*, Robin Floyd14, Melania E Cristescu2 and David Innes3

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada

2 Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4, Canada

3 Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1B 3X9, Canada

4 School of Clinical Sciences, Southmead Hospital, University of Bristol, Bristol BS105NB, UK

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:212  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-212

Published: 18 July 2011

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Supplementary tables. This PDF file contains 4 tables as follows. 1.1 - Isolates from the Daphnia pulex species complex analyzed for this study. 1.2 - List of LdhA and LdhB allele groups used in the nt diversity analysis of D. pulex and D. pulicaria. 1.3 - Results of the recombination analysis among alleles of LdhA in D. pulicaria and D. pulex. 1.4 - Results of the recombination analysis among alleles of LdhB in D. pulicaria and D. pulex.

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LdhA nucleotide sequence alignment. A sequential alignment of LdhA sequences from members of the Daphnia pulex species complex in FastA and Nexus formats.

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LdhB nucleotide sequence alignment. A sequential alignment of LdhB sequences from members of the Daphnia pulex species complex in FastA and Nexus formats.

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LDHA amino acid alignment. Sequential alignment of LDHA sequences from members of the Daphnia pulex species complex in FastA and Nexus formats.

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LHDB amino acid alignment. Sequential alignment of LDHB sequences from members of the Daphnia pulex species complex in FastA and Nexus formats.

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Intron phylogenies. Bayesian phylogeny of (a) LdhA and (b) LdhB intron sequences from members of the Daphnia pulex species complex. Estimates of posterior probability larger than 50 are indicated on the nodes of the tree. The trees are rooted through the Daphnia obtusa sequence.

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