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Whole mitochondrial genome sequencing of domestic horses reveals incorporation of extensive wild horse diversity during domestication

Sebastian Lippold1*, Nicholas J Matzke2, Monika Reissmann3 and Michael Hofreiter4

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1 Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

2 Center for Theoretical Evolutionary Genomics, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 4151 Valley Life Sciences Building, Berkeley, CA, USA

3 Department for Crop and Animal Sciences, Humboldt University Berlin, Invalidenstr. 42, 10115 Berlin, Germany

4 Department of Biology, University of York, Wentworth Way, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:328  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-328

Published: 14 November 2011

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Figure S1. Majority-rule consensus tree generated using all 66 full horse mtDNA sequences. Table S1. Sample information for the 60 whole mtDNA genomes sequenced in this study. Table S2. Summary statistics of the BWA mapping and consensus calling. Table S3. Genbank record IDs and full names from the NCBI database are given for 7 previously published sequences taken from Genbank. Table S4. Summary statistics for the different phylogenetic analyses. (A) parsimony analyses (B) ML and Bayesian analyses. Table S5. Tests of the global molecular clock with likelihood ratio (LR) tests.

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