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Computational archaeology of the Pristionchus pacificus genome reveals evidence of horizontal gene transfers from insects

Christian Rödelsperger and Ralf J Sommer*

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Department for Evolutionary Biology, Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Spemannstrasse 37, 72076 Tübingen, Germany

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:239  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-239

Published: 15 August 2011

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Distribution of GC-normalized RSCU deviation from the genomewide profile. Histogram of Euclidean distances between GC-normalized RSCU values of single genes and the genomewide profile of P. pacificus. For all orphans and non orphans, the frequency of genes in each Euclidean distance bin is shown.

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List of HGT candidates defined by cross-species homology. List of HGT candidates with best blastp hit, predicted taxonomic group based on codon usage, and identified PFAM domains.

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