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A unique horizontal gene transfer event has provided the octocoral mitochondrial genome with an active mismatch repair gene that has potential for an unusual self-contained function

Jaret P Bilewitch and Sandie M Degnan*

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School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:228  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-228

Published: 29 July 2011

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List of GenBank sequences used in phylogenetic reconstructions and homology assessments. A list of GenBank sequences used to reconstruct the phylogenies of mtMutS/MutS/MSH and the mtMutS protein domains and structural conformation. 'Phylogenetic Position' refers to the clade in Figure 2 that was occupied by each sequence. File provided in pdf format.

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