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A survey of green plant tRNA 3'-end processing enzyme tRNase Zs, homologs of the candidate prostate cancer susceptibility protein ELAC2

Lijuan Fan123, Zhikang Wang123, Jinyu Liu123, Weili Guo123, Jie Yan4 and Ying Huang123*

Author Affiliations

1 Laboratory of Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology, School of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, 1 Wenyuan Road, Nanjing 210046, China

2 Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Microbes and Genomics, School of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, 1 Wenyuan Road, Nanjing 210046, China

3 Jiangsu Engineering and Technology Research Center for Industrialization of Microbial Resources, School of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, 1 Wenyuan Road, Nanjing 210046, China

4 Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Biodiversity and Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, 1 Wenyuan Road, Nanjing 210046, China

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:219  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-219

Published: 23 July 2011

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Additional file 1:

Distribution of candidate tRNase Zs identified in green plants. Abbreviations for species names are indicated in the parentheses. +The number of amino acids in plant tRNase Z and tRNase Z-like proteins. *Indicates that mispredicted sequences obtained from the databases have been corrected. ?Indicates the sequence could not be correctly predicted.

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Pairwise sequence comparisons of S. bicolor and S. italica tRNase ZSs. The accession numbers for proteins are listed in Additional file 1. The pairwise percent identity (I) and percent similarity (S) between tRNase ZSs from S. bicolor and S. italica were calculated using the Clustal W program [68].

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Alignment of candidate tRNase ZSs from S. bicolor and S. italic. The accession numbers for the candidates are listed in Additional file 1. The annotation of the alignment is described in the legend to Figure 1.

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Alignment of candidate TM-type tRNase ZSs identified in green plants. The accession numbers for the candidates are listed in Additional file 1. Annotation is as described in the legend to Figure 1.

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Alignment of candidate tRNase ZLs identified in green plants. The accession numbers for the candidates are listed in Additional file 1. The annotation of the alignment is as described in the legend for Figure 1.

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