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A multigene phylogeny of Olpidium and its implications for early fungal evolution

Satoshi Sekimoto13*, D'Ann Rochon2, Jennifer E Long14, Jaclyn M Dee1 and Mary L Berbee1

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1 Department of Botany, 3529-6270 University Boulevard, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4 Canada

2 Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, Summerland, British Columbia, V0H 1Z0 Canada

3 Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA

4 Department of Biology, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 3020 - Station CSC, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3N5 Canada

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:331  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-331

Published: 15 November 2011

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Figure S1. The phylogeny of the kingdom Fungi based on likelihood analysis of amino acid sequences from single genes. Figure S1a, elongation factor 2 tree; Figure S1b, RNA polymerase II largest subunit tree; Figure S1c, RNA polymerase II second largest subunit tree; Figure S1d, actin tree.

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Figure S2 and Table S1. Figure S2. The phylogeny of the kingdom Fungi, including Rozella allomycis, based on likelihood analysis of amino acid sequences of four concatenated protein-encoding genes. Table S1. Tree topology tests showing that most of the alternative phylogenetic positions of Rozella could not be rejected.

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Table S2. Species sequenced in this study, including voucher numbers and primer sets used.

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Table S3. Primers used in this study.

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Table S4. GenBank accession numbers of sequences used in this study.

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The initial guide trees with a single internal branch, and the most likely trees given the constraint, that we used for the tree topology tests in Table 1. All trees are in Newick format.

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