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Accelerated evolution of 3'avian FOXE1 genes, and thyroid and feather specific expression of chicken FoxE1

Sergey Yu Yaklichkin1, Diana K Darnell2, Maricela V Pier2, Parker B Antin2 and Sridhar Hannenhalli3*

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1 Penn Center for Bioinformatics, 1424 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA

2 Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Arizona, PO Box 245217, 1656 E. Mabel, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

3 Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, 3104G Biomolecular Sciences Building (#296), University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:302  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-302

Published: 15 October 2011

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Supplementary Tables S1 and S2, and Supplementary Figures S1-S4. Supplementary Table S1. Amino Acid Composition of the chicken FoxE1 protein. Supplementary Table S2. Separated and tandem repeats in the chicken FoxE1 protein. Supplementary Figure S1: Nucleotide and deduced amino acid sequences of the chicken FOXE1 gene. Supplementary Figure S2: The GC-content along the chicken FOXE1 gene. Supplementary Figure S3: Nucleotide and deduced amino acid sequences of the zebra finch FOXE1 gene. Supplementary Figure S4: Sequence alignment of the FOXE1 proteins of chicken and zebra finch.

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Supplementary Figure S5. Supplementary Figure S5: Sequence alignment of FOXE1 proteins.

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