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Evolution of anterior Hox regulatory elements among chordates

Alfonso Natale1, Carrie Sims2, Maria L Chiusano3, Alessandro Amoroso1, Enrico D'Aniello16, Laura Fucci4, Robb Krumlauf25, Margherita Branno1 and Annamaria Locascio1*

Author Affiliations

1 Laboratory of Cellular and Developmental Biology, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Villa Comunale, Naples, Italy

2 Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA

3 Department of Soil, Plant, Environmental and Animal Production Sciences, University of Naples "Federico II", Via Università 100, Portici, Italy

4 Department of Structural and Functional Biology, University of Naples "Federico II", Via Cinthia, Naples, Italy

5 Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Kansas University Medical School, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA

6 Molecular Cardiovascular Biology, MLC 7020 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:330  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-330

Published: 15 November 2011

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Table S1. Binding site consensus common to all the regulatory sequences active in sensory vesicle. List of the specific binding site consensus together with the transcription factor classes they belong to and their occurrence in the Ciona and mouse regulatory sequences.

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Table S2. Pbx and Meis consensus binding sites in Ciona and mouse regulatory sequences. Distribution of binding sites consensus from the Pbx and Meis classes in the Ciona and mouse regulatory sequences.

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