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Stops making sense: translational trade-offs and stop codon reassignment

Louise J Johnson1, James A Cotton23, Conrad P Lichtenstein24, Greg S Elgar2, Richard A Nichols2, p David Polly6 and Steven C Le Comber25*

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1 School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

2 School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK

3 Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

4 Population Genetics Technologies Ltd, Minerva Building, Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge, UK

5 MRC National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, UK

6 Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:227  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-227

Published: 29 July 2011

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Table S1. Table S1 details genetic codes, numbers of coding sequences available, mean gene length, and significance of differences in mean gene length, for each taxon shown in Figure 2.

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