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Diversification and the rate of molecular evolution: no evidence of a link in mammals

Xavier Goldie*, Robert Lanfear and Lindell Bromham

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Centre for Macroevolution and Macroecology, Division of Evolution, Ecology and Genetics, Research School of Biology, The Australian National University, Canberra, A.C.T. 0200, Australia

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:286  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-286

Published: 4 October 2011

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Nuclear and Mitochondrial Data. Excel spreadsheet containing substitution rate estimates, estimates of body size differences between sister-pairs, estimates of species number (clade size), Accession Numbers and references.

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Phylogenies. PDF document containing phylogenies used for all analyses described in the main text.

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Body Mass Data. PDF document containing body mass data and references additional to those sourced from the panTHERIA life history database [35].

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Rate Variation Test outputs. PDF document containing outputs of tests of rate variation in all datasets used, comparing a free-rate versus fixed rate models across trees.

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Weighted Z Test calculations. Excel spreadsheet containing values and calculations for Weighted Z test of multiple comparisons.

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