Open Access Research article

A remarkably stable TipE gene cluster: evolution of insect Para sodium channel auxiliary subunits

Jia Li12, Robert M Waterhouse12 and Evgeny M Zdobnov123*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, University of Geneva Medical School, rue Michel-Servet 1, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland

2 Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, rue Michel-Servet 1, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland

3 Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ, UK

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:337  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-337

Published: 18 November 2011

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Genomic resources and gene information. Table S1: Details of the genes included in this study; Table S2: Details of the genomic resources used in this study.

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CG18675 MSA. Multiple sequence alignment of CG18675 orthologues.

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Additional Figures. Figure S1: Detailed map of the last exons of CG18675 and TipE in Drosophila melanogaster; Figure S2: Phylogenetic tree of TipE gene family members in six insect species and Daphnia pulex; Figure S3: Motif architectures of TipE-like proteins in six insect species and Daphnia pulex; Figure S4: Phylogenetic tree of Para orthologues in 11 insect species, Daphnia pulex and Ixodes scapularis

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Gene expression data. High-throughput gene expression data of D. melanogaster genes.

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